The Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI) and Nature Medicine held their 5th Annual Frontiers of Clinical Investigation Symposium on October 14-16, 2010 at the Estancia La Jolla Hotel. The theme for the meeting was "Pain 2010", which explored innovative approaches to bridge laboratory investigation and clinical research in pain.
This year’s Symposium brought together 180 attendees from cities, states and countries near and far. Attendees were from all over the Unites States as well as from the following countries: Australia, Austria, Canada, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland, Sweden, & the United Kingdom. Twenty eight different attendees were from the Biotech Industry. As in the past the number of trainees outnumbered all other registrant categories. There were 45 residents, fellows, and postdoctoral scholars who were in attendance. Next year’s Symposium will be on the theme of “Cardiovascular “ and will be held October 13-15, 2011 at the Estancia La Jolla Hotel.
About UC San Diego Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute:
UC San Diego Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (ACTRI) is part of a national Clinical and Translational Science Award consortium, led by the National Institutes of Health National Center for Advancing Translational Science. Established in 2010, ACTRI provides infrastructure and support for basic, translational and clinical research throughout the San Diego region to bring discoveries from the laboratory to the bedside, and facilitates training and education of the next generation of researchers. ACTRI carries out its activities in collaboration with institutional and corporate partners and currently has more than 1,500 members.