September 09, 2015
UCSF is partnering with the Salesforce Foundation to support Dreamforce 2015, where experts will explore ways to improve healthcare and research.
March 11, 2014
Laura van ‘t Veer, PhD, was honored this week as one of the top female scientific innovators in Europe, winning one of the 2014 European Union Prizes for Women Innovators.
March 07, 2014
In its fourth year of supporting early translational research, the Catalyst Awards program wrapped up its Fall 2013 cycle with nine finalists presenting their research ideas to industry and academic experts in research, product development and commercialization.
January 21, 2014
Clay Johnston, MD, PhD, a physician-scientist and director of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, is leaving UCSF at the end of February to become the inaugural dean of the Dell School of Medicine at The University of Texas at Austin.
October 14, 2013
Ruben Rathnasingham, PhD, associate director of Early Translational Research at UCSF's Clinical and Translational Science Institute, is leading the team responsible for LaunchPad. In this Q&A, he discusses the project and how it can benefit researchers.
October 02, 2012
A patient in rural Uganda is diagnosed with tuberculosis but never begins treatment. In Vietnam, someone with infectious TB might never be diagnosed because the health center is too far away. Adithya Cattamanchi, MD, is working to address challenges in Uganda and Vietnam by applying techniques of implementation science
October 02, 2012
Although it’s proven that contraception prevents pregnancy, it’s also clear that many women who don’t want to get pregnant don’t use or don’t have access to contraception. Christine Dehlendorf, MD, MAS, a family physician based at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, used implementation science to help women navigate this issue.
October 02, 2012
Ralph Gonzales, MD, a professor in the UCSF School of Medicine, and director of the Implementation Science program at UCSF’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute, answers frequenlty asked questions about the growing field of implementation science.
August 08, 2012
UCSF’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute is helping UCSF investigators connect with other experts in fields ranging from global health and biostatistics to study design, regulatory knowledge and participant recruitment.
March 27, 2012
The UCSF community is invited to hear Allan Basbaum's lecture, “The Neurological Basis of Pain and Its Control,” on April 17 as part of the Second Annual Faculty Research Lecture in Translational Science.
March 12, 2012
UCSF's Clinical and Translational Science Instiute has expanded its board of directors to focus on accountability and to reflect the interests of the broader University community.
December 13, 2011
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, former president for product development at Genentech, is featured in a video interview for BioCentury Publications Inc., a major biopharmaceutical news media source, which first aired online on Dec. 11.
November 18, 2011
A National Academy of Sciences committee co-chaired by UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, recommends the creation of a Google maps-like data network that could transform the future of medical discovery, diagnosis and treatment.
September 19, 2011
Faculty are encouraged to apply for the T1 Translational Catalyst Award
, which is designed to help drive promising, early-stage research through the lengthy and complex process of bringing products and procedures to patients.
July 18, 2011
Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), describes the scientific goals and functions of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), a proposed new entity of the NIH that will strive to reengineer the process of developing drugs, diagnostics, and devices.