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UC Family Planning Collaborative

UCSD's Mody Leads Study for Complex Contraception Registry

March 2, 2015 – With support from the University of California Office of the President (UCOP), the family planning fellowship-trained specialists at the five UC medical campuses – led by Sheila Mody, MD, at UC San Diego – have established a UC-wide complex contraception registry. more

James Murphy, MD

CTRI KL2 Awardee Murphy Studies Head-and-Neck Cancer Outcomes and Mentors the Next Generation

February 17, 2015 – When James Murphy, MD, was completing his residency in radiation oncology, head-and-neck cancer patients who lived far away often asked if it would be better to receive radiation treatment at a specialized treatment center or at home through their community provider. more

Live Long and Measure: Quest to Create Real-World Tricorder

Live Long and Measure: Quest to Create Real-World Tricorder

February 4, 2015 – Seeking to boldly go where medical science has not gone before, UC San Diego Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI) has been named the official testing site for the $10 million Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE... more

Truss by Truss

Truss by Truss

January 28, 2015 – Construction on the Altman CTRI Building is marching forward, one steel truss at a time. Rudolph and Sletten, general and engineering contractors on the building project, have erected all the steel roof trusses. more

CTRI Expands On-site Biostatistics Services to Rady Children's Hospital

CTRI Expands On-site Biostatistics Services to Rady Children's Hospital

January 27, 2015 – UC San Diego Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI) is now offering biostatistics services on-site at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego – and demand is robust. more

Colin Depp, PhD, Director of CTRI Education, Training and Career Development, and Carolyn Kelly, MD, Director of the CTRI TL1 Program

Poster Session Highlights Research of CTRI-Supported Students

January 20, 2015 – CTRI-supported TL1 students were among the summer research trainees from UC San Diego School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences who presented their research at the Summer Research Poster Presentation on January 15. more