Translational Research

LaunchPad: Q&A with Ruben Rathnasingham

LaunchPad highlights UCSF researchers and five keys to successful translational research.

New Expert Advice on Preclinical Development

CTSI's new track of Consultation Services supports preclinical development of drugs and devices.

The Efficacy of Stroke Prevention Devices

CTSI Director Clay Johnston on using stroke prevention devices not approved by the FDA.

Link Between Meat and Fat in Preventing Heart Disease

CTSI-supported research explores the role proteins and fats play in cholesterol levels.

New Master’s Program Links Health Science and Law

UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium Master's program aims to improve interdisciplinary collaboration.

New Awards Support Engagement, Improved Research

New CTSI pilot awards to improve the conduct of translational research will be assessed and funded using a novel "Open Proposal" forum.

Q&A With CTSI Director Clay Johnston

Insights into challenges, opportunities, and trends affecting CTSI and translational research.

Assessing Life Expectancy of Older Patients

CTSI-supported research leads to website with prognostic indices used to calculate life expectancy.

2011 Advances in Science: Bench to Bedside

A sampling of recent UCSF advances connecting research discovery to better healthcare.

Solutions for Neglected Diseases

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