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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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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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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.