K Scholars

Gestational Diabetes May Influence Daughter's Weight Later

K scholar study: Daughters of women who developed gestational diabetes while pregnant may be at increased risk for being obese later in childhood, a new study suggests.

Cancer Genetic Variant May Shield Latinas From Breast Cancer

Laura Fejerman, PhD, former CTSI K Scholar, was the lead author in this study.

Intimate Injection Partnerships Are at Elevated Risk of High-Risk Injecting

CTSI K Scholar study published in PLOS One.

Potential Overdiagnosis of Basal Cell Carcinoma in Older Patients With Limited Life Expectancy

CTSI KL2-supported study explores the overdiagnosis of BCCs which can possibly do more harm when removed in older patients.

Charges for Blood Tests Vary Across California Hospitals

CTSI KL2 Scholar Renee Hsia, MD, reports on wide ranging charges for blood tests throughout California.

Informed consent and the ethics of the Facebook news feed study

Ethics, informed consent of Facebook study

Parents' Perspectives on Safety in Neonatal Intensive Care

Study published in BMJ Quality & Safety by former CTSI K Scholar Audrey Lyndon

Tweet Your Way to Better Health

Social media should be better utilized to convey public health messages especially to young adults.

FDA Announces Stricter Rules on Tanning Beds

CTSI K Scholar Eleni Linos, MD, comments on new rules in NY Times story.

CTSI Social Media Bootcamp for K Scholars

Academic/Research Blogging & Social Media to Amplify Your Work.