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Community Engagement Highlight: Healthy Black Communities – A Lunch and Learn Discussion

​On May 18th, the Community Engagement program, in partnership with the S.TA.R. Initiative (Strategically Targeting Appropriate Researchers) hosted a half-day training on how expanded research engagement with African American communities can lead to improved health outcomes.

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NIH Launches Trial Innovation Network to Streamline and Improve Multicenter Research

The SC CTSI and all CTSA hubs across the nation are part of the new Trial Innovation Network. The SC CTSI invites USC and CHLA investigators to learn how the program can simplify IRB applications, support patient recruitment, and provide other assistance.

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Enago Academy and SC CTSI’s Digital Scholar Program Team Up to Help Researchers Publish Their Work More Successfully

Simply getting studies published isn't enough—it's just as important for work to appear in the right academic journal. Fortunately, researchers now have access to digital tools that can help identify the best places to submit and publish articles.

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Department of Regulatory and Quality Science and SC CTSI Organize Workshop for Asia-Pacific Countries under International Center for Excellence in Teaching Program

The specially scheduled regulatory science boot camp event was part of a multinational effort led by Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation to harmonize regulations governing medical devices to expand trade among 21 Pacific rim countries. Regulators and scholars from several nations attended the boot camp during a four-day training event hosted by the USC School of Pharmacy.

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SC CTSI-supported study found lead contamination in baby teeth of children living in five Los Angeles communities

CTSA-supported research study reinforced the need to test for lead exposure before and during pregnancy.

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Regulatory Science Boot Camp Lecturers Discuss Processes and Requirements in Patient-Centered Drug Development

The patients who actually take medications and live with their conditions are uniquely qualified to contribute to the drug development process. An evolving body of research regulations and approaches seek to ensure that patients' perspectives are incorporated into studies in a meaningful manner.

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The DHS-UCLA-USC Implementation Science 2019 Award Recipients

The Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute, along with the UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the Los Angeles County (LAC) Department of Health Services (DHS) have partnered to fund and support interventions that will help enhance the quality, efficiency and patient-centeredness of care provided by the LAC DHS.

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Health and the Built Environment: A USC Professor of Architecture Sheds Light on the Role of Light in Dementia Care Communities

An SC CTSI-supported pilot showed that "biologically meaningful" levels of light may ease depression symptoms for dementia patients living in long-term care communities. Implications of the research could contribute to the design of healthier buildings for everyone.

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NIH Funding Acknowledgment: Important - All publications resulting from the utilization of SC CTSI resources are required to credit the SC CTSI grant by including the NIH funding acknowledgment and must comply with the NIH Public Access Policy.