Pilot Awards

UCSF One of Ten Institution to Receive Doris Duke Charitable Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists

CTSI will administer the fund to retain clinical scientists.

Harnessing the Power of Teams

Team Science is gaining steam at UCSF with more faculty joining or forming teams to tackle pressing medical problems, more funding opportunities.

CTSI Spotlight: Erin Breed

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

Study Builds Breast Tissues to Track How Abnormal Cells Affect Neighbors

This breast cancer research was supported by a CTSI Strategic Opportunities Support (SOS) Pilot Award.

Early Signs of Addiction in Teens Who Smoke

Brains of adolescents who smoke as little as two cigarettes a day respond to images of smoking as do the brains of heavily addicted adult smokers: with pleasure.

CTSI Announces Spring 2012 SOS Awardees

Now in its sixth year, the SOS program has announced seventeen awards averaging more than $28k per award and distributed to UCSF researchers at every stage.

Applying Science to Prevent Childhood Cavities

UCSF dental scientist finds that xylitol can prevent cavities in infants.

Mapping the Brain to Predict Surgery Outcomes

UCSF researcher credits CTSI technology grant with helping his lab maintain momentum.

SOS and RAP announce spring awards

On June 30th the Resource Allocation Program (RAP) announced 44 awards to faculty at all levels to support pilot projects and facilitate career development of clinical & translational researchers.