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CTRI Supports Pediatric Milk Allergy Study

CTRI Supports Pediatric Milk Allergy Study

June 22, 2016 – Whether to participate in a clinical study can be a difficult decision. Making that choice for your child can be even more challenging. more

Jane Kim, MD

Kim Receives CTRI Award for Graduating SOM Seniors

June 7, 2016 – Jane Kim, MD, whose research interests include ophthalmic imaging, biomarkers, and inflammatory eye disease, has received the UC San Diego Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI) Award for fourth-year medical students. more

Murray B. Stein, MD, MPH

CTRI Names Stein as Co-Director of TRA

May 10, 2016 – UC San Diego Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI) is pleased to announce that Murray B. Stein, MD, MPH has been named co-director of the Translational Research Alliance (TRA). Stein, a Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Family Medicine and Public Health at UC San Diego, will also join the CTRI Executive Committee. more

Meet the Nurses of CTRI

Meet the Nurses of CTRI

May 9, 2016 – As we celebrate Nurses Week, we honor our nursing staff at the CTRI Center for Clinical Research (CCR). They interact with human subjects involved in clinical trials, administering injections and infusions, performing biopsies and lab work, measuring vitals, and observing. more

CTRI Center for Life Course Research Cannabis Symposium Draws Crowd

CTRI Center for Life Course Research Cannabis Symposium Draws Crowd

April 14, 2016 – Cannabis Across the Life Course: What Do We Know and What Do We Need to Know,” a special symposium hosted by the CTRI Center for Life Course Research, drew 150-plus researchers, medical staff and members of the public on April 13. more

UCSD Shapes the Next Generation for Careers in Academic Medicin

UCSD Shapes the Next Generation for Careers in Academic Medicine

April 1, 2016 – They were like the three musketeers of radiation oncology training, swapping swords for therapies in the battle against cancer. The year was 2009. Sameer Nath, Brent Rose, and Daniel Simpson – then UC San Diego medical students – were supported by T32 (now TL1) training grants along their path to becoming clinical investigators. more

CTRI Supports Pacific Islander Health Study

CTRI Supports Pacific Islander Health Study

March 22, 2016 – Researchers supported by the UC San Diego Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI) are employing Talk Story – the tradition of sharing stories – in a study to increase physical activity through a culturally tailored, community-led intervention among Pacific Islanders and Native Hawaiians. more

Altman Building

Ribbon Cut on New Altman CTRI Building

March 10, 2016 – Rising above Interstate 5 on the east campus of UC San Diego, the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute Building (ACTRI) officially opened its doors Friday in a ribbon-cutting ceremony under blue skies. more

Altman Building

Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute Building Opens March 4

February 29, 2016 – Rising above Interstate 5 on the east campus of University of California, San Diego, the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute Building (ACTRI), a five-sided polygon of glass, steel and grooved concrete, officially opens its doors March 4 in a ribbon-cutting ceremony. more

CTRI Announces New KL2 Award Recipients

The CTRI Manages $4 M Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative Launched by UC

January 14, 2016 – Tapping its extraordinary depth and breadth of expertise, the University of California (UC) has launched a new Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative to support novel clinical studies. This initiative, UC Cures for Alzheimer’s Disease, was created to accelerate the most promising Alzheimer’s disease research. more

CTRI Announces New KL2 Award Recipients

CTRI Announces New KL2 Award Recipients

January 11, 2016 – UC San Diego Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI) has selected four KL2 awardees for 2015. As part of the CTRI Education program, KL2 awards provide a tailored mentored research experience to promising faculty clinical and translational researchers. more