Clinical Research

New Immunotherapy for Deadly Childhood Brain Cancer Targets Novel 'Neoantigen'

Note: CTSI supported study - former KL2 Scholar Sabine Mueller along with former Catalyst awardee Hideho Okada are leading the phase I clinical trial of this research.

UCSF Research Leads to a Clinical Trial of New Cancer Vaccine and Development of Cell Therapy Approaches

Children with an extremely deadly form of brain cancer might benefit from a new treatment that aims to direct an immune response against a mutant form of a protein found exclusively on cancer cells, according to a new study led by UC San Francisco researchers.

Gut Feeling for Probiotics Benefits May Be Overstated, UCSF Study Shows

Note: The study was supported by funding from the National Institutes of Health and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at UCSF.

By Suzanne Leigh

The protective effects of probiotics against colds, tummy bugs and more serious conditions have been exalted – and contested. Now a new study headed by UC San Francisco researchers further fuels the probiotics debate by finding that there is no clear evidence that a supplement of the “friendly” bacteria strain of lactobacillus prevents eczema, a frequent precursor to asthma.

Dearth of Clinical Study Participants Leads UCSF to Launch New Trial Finder Tool

Studies Nationwide Struggle to Find People to Meet Enrollment Goals

A Slight Increase in Pediatric Cancer Risk Seen with Infant Phototherapy

Risk May Be Greater for Children Born with Down Syndrome

Annual Research Festival Draws on Innovation of UCSF Learners

Annual digital scientific poster presentations from UCSF students. Co-sponsored by Pathways to Discovery & CTSI.

REDCap - Collect, Store, and Share Data Easily

REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) is a HIPAA-compliant, secure web application for building and managing online surveys and data collection instruments, provided without charge to the UCSF community and its collaborators.

Data Reproducibility in Preclinical Research and Discovery

A panel of experts discusses issues surrounding data reproducibility and upcoming changes to NIH requirements.

Clinical Research Systems and Services by Academic Research Systems (ARS)

Research systems and services to help the UCSF research community obtain, store, share, and analyze the patient data sets needed for research studies.

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco: A Hub for Pediatric Clinical Research

The opening of the new Benioff Children's Hospital marks the beginning of a new collaboration supporting the critical work of pediatric clinical researchers.