Our Programs

We have 11 programs spanning from early translational research to community engagement:

  • Biospecimen Resources Program - Develop an acquisition infrastructure to increase the number of high-quality, well-annotated human research biospecimens at UCSF; essential for cutting edge translational research to support the development of precision medicine.
  • Catalyst - Supports translation of early discoveries towards clinical impact through research funding, expert consultation, identification of resources and building partnerships.
  • Clinical & Translational Science Training - Provides research education and training at all levels, for undergraduate students to faculty.
  • Clinical Research Services - Offers an array of adult and pediatric services through a network of research centers to translate promising clinical research ideas into successful protocols.
  • Community Engagement & Health Policy - Bridges academic research, health policy, and community practice to improve public health. Supports research that investigates, plans, applies, and evaluates solutions to pressing public health problems.
  • Consultation Services - Provides expert advice to investigators in diverse research fields at every stage of research.
  • Participant Recruitment Program - Bolsters UCSF research by implementing programs and creating tools that allow research teams to meet recruitment goals with ease and efficiency.
  • Informatics & Research Innovation - Enables the effective use of clinical and other data in conjunction with information technologies, such as digital health and the EHR, to accelerate research.
  • Pilot Awards - Seeks to advance clinical and translational research at UCSF by providing funding resources to catalyze research and career development activities.
  • Regulatory Knowledge & Support - Supports researchers in navigating regulatory and compliance issues and works with partners to advocate for improved efficiency of the regulatory approval process.
  • Research Technology - Creates technology solutions that support the clinical and translational research enterprise with a focus on enhancing collaboration and making research more efficient.