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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 Catalyst event.


BioMed2.0 Blog

BioMed 2.0

September 21, 2015
The UCSF Profiles team recently did a deep dive into what factors are most predictive of the popularity of a given profile page. We did a regression analysis of 14 different factors, added in our own experience with the site, and ended up with 5 key lessons for profile owners: ... Read more
August 14, 2015
Research networking systems (RNS) like Vivo, Profiles, SciVal, and Pure are meant to be used — but often fail to be discoverable by real users because of poor search engine optimization (SEO). That’s why we’re releasing RNS SEO 2015, the first-ever... Read more
May 05, 2015
A new clinical trial for adolescent migraine is underway, and it’s harnessing the power of consumer technology to collect better data and make study participation easier. The BRAiN-M Study, which is examining whether melatonin (a natural supplement) is effective in preventing teenage migraine, uses Fitbit devices and an online “headache diary” to collect data from study participants remotely.... Read more