CTSI Launches Free T32 Grant Writing Resources

Resources include a library of successful NIH Institutional Training Grants (T32), listserv, training opportunities, and access to potential advisers.

CTSI at the General: Newsletter for Clinical and Translational Investigators

Information about CTSI Clinical Research Services, accomplishments, important changes, and opportunities that might lead you to collaborations at the San Francisco General Hospital.

Solutions for Neglected Diseases

Making testing for a debilitating infection as easy as an over-the-counter pregnancy test.

Preventing Sports Injuries: Science-Based Video Technology Making Strides

Anthony Luke, a runner himself and UCSF associate professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, is using 2- and 3-D video game technologies for injury prevention.

Launching a Cost Recovery Model for CTSI Clinical Research Services

The Service is undergoing a transformation in its financial model introducing cost recovery principles to better accommodate the marked increase in the demand for our services by an ever widening group of investigators.

New Collaboration to Test Drug with Potential to Block Parkinson’s

With the goal of slowing or stopping the spread of Parkinson’s disease, UCSF researchers have developed genetically-engineered mice to test drugs and medical therapies.

Newly Minted MD Credits UCSF-CTSI Research Program for Giving Him Direction and First Published Paper

"After my third year of medical school, I wasn't completely sure about my career," says Vignesh Arasu, who studied medicine at UCSF. "I was drawn to many specialties but also interested in research...

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.

Promising Animal Studies Lay the Groundwork for Early Blood Clot Detection for Human Diseases

Michael Page, PhD, has invented a new method that shows clotting in real time and allows doctors to evaluate immediate risks and treat as needed.