Putting Research Into Gear to Improve Health, Faster

  • Early Translational Research

    Advancing basic science to human applications

     

  • Clinical Research

    Translating results to benefit patients

     

  • Late-Stage Translational Research

    Improving community health

     

 

Therapeutic Target Identification

 

 

“I was matched with a consultant whose advice was incredibly helpful,” says Conor Caffrey, PhD, a T1 Translational Catalyst awardee, on the benefits of a CTSI award supporting early translational research.

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Toxicology

 

 

Through its early translational research and regulatory programs, CTSI provides resources for investigators who need help with early-stage development such as toxicology, and medical chemistry as well as with regulatory requirements including submissions for Investigational New Drugs and Device Exemptions (IND, IDE).

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Health Improvement Partnerships

 

 

Under the banner of the San Francisco Health Improvement Partnerships (SF HIP), CTSI is collaborating with diverse public, non-profit, and private partners to improve health in San Francisco.

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Outcomes Research

 

 

CTSI offers resources and services to investigators who study research outcomes such as providing expertise and access to a large dataset inventory, part of the Comparative Effectiveness Large Dataset Analysis Core (CELDAC).

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Candidate Optimization

 

 

The Catalyst program supports investigators through all stages of drug development efforts, ranging from target validation to clinical candidate.

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First-In-Human Studies

 

 

CTSI's Clinical Research Services program and the UCSF Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center, funded by the National Cancer Institute, are collaborating on a first-of-its-kind Phase 1 unit for first-in-human studies at UCSF.

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Clinical Trials

 

 

CTSI provides a wide array of adult and pediatric services to assist the research community in translating promising clinical research ideas into successful clinical studies.

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Implementation Science

 

 

Specialized training and consultations in Implementation and Dissemination Sciences focus on translating research results into more effective interventions and improved population health.

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Community Health Promotion

 

 

Research supported by CTSI's Clinical Research Services helped inform a California state assembly bill that promotes community health by making it routine to screen newborns for a deadly immune disorder.

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In Vitro / In Vivo Validation

 

 

Assays, specimen banks, and more are easily searchable through a CTSI-developed database that provides information on 80+ UCSF shared research facilities and services.

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"This award is one of a kind. It helped me access resources and expertise both in academia and industry to move my invention closer to becoming a therapeutic device."

 


 

Observational Studies

 

 

Targeted Clinical and Translational Science courses help investigators at every stage develop skills to conduct observational, epidemiological, behavioral, health services research, and more. The training is complemented by access to databases, including an integrated data repository (IDR) of clinical data from the UCSF Medical Center.

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Health Policy

 

 

"The program has broadened my network and helped me develop a foundation as an independent investigator in health policy research," says Renee Y. Hsia, MD, on the value of CTSI's K Scholar program which provides training and mentoring for junior physician-scientists.

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Clinical and Translational Science—the effort to translate research findings into better health outcomes—is a dynamic and multi-disciplinary domain that relies on the contributions of diverse partners. CTSI provides a wide range of resources and services to support translational research.