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Tools for Investigators: USC's Clinical Studies Directory & Research Volunteer Registry Make it Easy for Clinical Researchers and Potential Study Participants to Connect

Recent improvements to the web-based recruitment tool better enable clinical researchers to advertise their studies via social media and other key online platforms.

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Does Someone in Your Family Have a Serious Health Issue? Consider Participating in Clinical Health Research. Here's How.

USC's Clinical Studies Directory & Research Volunteer Registry make it easy to take part in research studies that might help you or a family member treat a health concern. You'd also be helping to advance medical science.

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SC CTSI supports Keck School of Medicine of USC to recruit patients typically underrepresented in clinical trials

A highly competitive $4.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) will support Keck School of Medicine of USC efforts to recruit patients from underrepresented populations into cardiac surgery clinical trials.

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USC Team Establishes Pioneering Multidisciplinary Research Center for Study of Cancer Survivorship Among Young Adults

After cancer: founders of the new USC Center for Young Adult Cancer Survivorship aim to expand research into rarely-asked questions about cancer's lifelong impacts among young adults.

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Boosting Minority Participation in Health Research by Listening to the Community

In a study involving Filipino Americans in Los Angeles, CHLA/Keck physician-researcher Joyce R. Javier, MD, and her team used a popular minority recruitment model to refine their message for that population.

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SC CTSI Announces Spring 2019 Pilot Grant Awardees

The Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute (SC CTSI) funded 10 researchers for the Spring 2019 award cycle.

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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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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.