Minority burn patients suffer more scar-related itch and fatigue than White patients, leading to longer, more difficult recoveries, according to a new study in the Journal of Burn Care and Research.
SC CTSI held its kick-off meeting for the Nickerson Gardens Coordinating Council, marking the commencement of a dedicated initiative to tackle healthcare challenges in the Nickerson Gardens community and initiate the provision of essential services.
Two physician-scientists at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have received grants to advance health equity in underserved communities, crediting their success in part to research skills they gained during their KL2 fellowships, a three-year career development program of SC CTSI.
Poster title: Machine Learning Approaches on Multimodal and Ambulatory Data to Predict Individual Symptom Course in Adults with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
SC CTSI's town hall in Nickerson Gardens serves as a catalyst for community collaboration in the pursuit of health equity
SC CTSI's Community Engagement core group pioneers a model for trust and collaboration between academia and under-resourced communities. The initiative, based in Nickerson Gardens, addresses healthcare challenges identified through focused listening sessions.
SC CTSI’s Community Engagement Core advances research education for promotores de salud through innovative health research training
Growing numbers of Los Angeles promotores de salud—Spanish-speaking community health workers—are gaining invaluable professional education in research methods and protections that could open the door to more Latino participation in academic health studies. The Southern Califor…
At the COVID-19 pandemic’s start, there were no proven, effective medications to treat the disease. In the search for therapies, repurposing existing drugs offered a faster route to answers than developing drugs from scratch. Scientists scoured drug compound catalogs for contend…
SC CTSI mentee wins career development award to improve diversity participation in pediatric clinical trials
Mallory Chavannes, MD, MHSc, FRCPC, FAAP, a pediatric gastroenterologist at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), has received the Robert A. Winn Diversity in Clinical Trials: Career Development Award, which aims to increase the diversity of patients enrolled in clinical trial…