CTRI Director Firestein Discusses Research Funding on KPBS

Dr. Gary Firestein

CTRI Director Gary S. Firestein, MD

UC San Diego Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI) Director Gary S. Firestein is featured in a recent KPBS news story about the impact of cuts to federal research funding. The story, San Diego Research Feels Federal Budget Squeeze, was published on the KPBS website March 17 and aired on the radio March 18. Dr. Firestein, along with other local research leaders, met with elected officials March 17.

San Diego Research Feels Federal Budget Squeeze


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.

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