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UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute provides the infrastructure to bring UCLA innovations and resources to bear on the greatest health needs of Los Angeles and the nation. It is a dynamic partnership with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science and Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.
UCLA CTSI has five main goals:
In 2011, the CTSI funded, co-funded or supported 53 awards that leveraged $738,000 in direct CTSI funding with $1.1 million in institutional matching.
The total includes research into melanoma, mental health, ovarian cancer and stroke, seed funds for two faculty inventions in partnership with the UCLA Business of Science Center and state-of-the-art clinical support for 404 ongoing research projects and 79 new medical protocols. The CTSI provides ongoing support for junior faculty scholars focused on team-based, patient-oriented research and predoctoral fellows in Health Services Research.
UCLA CTSI is one of 60 such institutes awarded a Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
For more information go to www.ctsi.ucla.edu