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CTSI at UCSF receives five-year, $112 million renewal funding from the National Institutes of Health.

Panel on how to leverage UCSF and national Clinical & Translational Sciences Awards (CTSA) to transform research.

Tadataka Yamada, MD, of Takeda Pharmaceuticals at a CTSI Early Translational Researach (ETR) event.


BioMed2.0 Blog

BioMed 2.0

January 13, 2015
The UCSF Profiles Team got more international attention for its enhancements to the Profiles product and the level of engaged users last year. Over the past several months, the Special Program for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) has been in talks with UCSF Profiles to gain insight and plan an approach to create a system that will show and track their researchers’ work around the... Read more
December 02, 2014
INTRODUCTION UCSF Profiles is an example of a Research networking system (RNS). These systems provide automated aggregation and mining of information to create profiles and networks of the people that make up an academic institution. RNS’s have in effect, become a new kind of ‘front door’ for the university, providing access to the university’s intellectual capital in a manner previously... Read more
August 25, 2014
"Redwoods" by Michael Balint (cc-by) The UCSF Profiles team has increased site usage by over an order of magnitude since the site’s big campus-wide launch in 2010. This “growth hacking” cheat sheet distills the key lessons learned... Read more