SC CTSI updates and news about Clinical and Translational Research
SC CTSI Launches Voucher Program to Jumpstart Innovative Research
During the course of research, investigators often spark on promising questions beyond the focus of the current study. A new SC CTSI program provides access to SC CTSI resources to support collection of the additional data needed to transform unexpected insights into useful science.Read More
An Emphasis on Team Science Draws a Brain Tumor Researcher to Become an SC CTSI Scholar
Neuro-oncologist Nathan Robison knew that a lot of valuable research was not benefitting pediatric populations. The SC CTSI Workforce Development training is helping him reach across disciplines and departments to improve clinical studies and apply discoveries more quickly and efficiently.Read More
Can Robots Make Hospital Treatments Less Traumatic for Sick Children?
Kids with complex medical issues often undergo many painful and traumatic treatments. With help from the SC CTSI, USC pediatrician Margaret Trost is developing a new generation of interactive robot companions to ease the pain.Read More
SC CTSI Research Scholar is Developing New Ways to Lessen Trauma for Kids Undergoing Chemotherapy
A USC occupational scientist is extending her previous research with children with autism spectrum disorder to identify mechanisms to manage stress and pain during medical procedures.Read More
Accelerating a Scientist’s Quest to Develop New – and Earlier – Treatments for Cerebral Palsy
USC researcher Barbara Sargent thinks kids with cerebral palsy can make bigger strides against the movement disorder with the right therapy, so she's working to identify and treat the condition much earlier than previously thought possible.Read More
Study Shows How Managers at Health Care Organizations Drive Innovation
Usually it's doctors, nurses and therapists who get the credit for delivering the most innovative practices in health care. But a USC researcher says one group has been largely overlooked: the leaders at health care organizations who manage change and improve standards of care day in and day out.Read More
Did you know?
- 25 Yrsis the average life expectancy difference between people with serious mental illness and the general population.Read More
- 1 in 5kids in Long Beach, California, is affected by asthma.Read More
- 5 Mos.is how long it took researchers supported by SC CTSI to develop a pacemaker prototype to help unborn babies.Read More
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