Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER)

CTSI Spotlight: Janet Coffman

Spotlight series highlights the faculty and staff who make CTSI's work possible.

CER Symposium Equips Researchers for Success

UCSF experts share PCORI insights with 200+ attendees at annual event.

UCSF Helps Drive National Clinical Data Network Development Through PCORI

CTSI Involved in Three Awards to Shape National Clinical Research Data Network

Comparative Effectiveness Grant Opportunities

CTSI featured in Nature news blog announcing PCORI research grants.

Making It Easier to Access Data

CELDAC accelerates the use of large data sets to conduct studies of health and health care.

UCSF Response to PCORI Pilot Grants

CTSI is providing services and resources to support Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute grants.

New Software Tool Potentially Reduces Number of Unnecessary Biopsy Surgeries in Women

After applying the tool and comparing the data with the biopsy findings, UCSF researchers reduced the number of benign biopsies or false-positives by 60%, from 55 to 22.

UCSF Identifies Barriers to Comparative Effectiveness Research

The needs assessment was conducted using key informant interviews and an internet-based survey distributed to the UCSF CER listserv and other investigators. Four major issues emerged as barriers.

Support for Research Using Large, Secondary Data

New resources include online dataset inventory to find local and national health data sets, facts and figures for your proposal, and more.