Clinical Trial

Researcher of the Month, Elissa Epel, PhD

Elissa Epel portraitElissa Epel, PhD, a health psychologist, is interested in stress and how it gets under the skin to affect cellular and cardiometabolic health. She studies how the environment, social context, and mind states affect stress and metabolic health.

Nahid Appointed Associate Director of Clinical Trials Operations

Payam Nahid, MD, MPH, has been appointed as associate director, Clinical Trials Operations (CTO), in the Office of Research after a competitive internal UCSF search. In his new role, Dr. Nahid will collaborate closely with the associate vice chancellor of Clinical Research and the rest of the Office of Research leadership.

Tapping into the Diverse Bay Area Population through CTSI Research Facilities

Early Probiotic Supplementation for Eczema and Asthma Prevention TIPS Study & The AsthmaNet Studies

Measuring Newborns’ Weight Loss With Electronic Health Records to Give Babies a Healthy Start

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Reducing the Need for Non-Preventive Healthcare Utilization in the First Month of Life

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

Studies Nationwide Struggle to Find People to Meet Enrollment Goals

A Global, Neutral Platform for Sharing Trial Data

Patient-level data are the lifeblood of clinical research, and their value and benefit can be maximized if they are responsibly, routinely and easily shared.

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.