2011 News and Features

California CTSA Education Consortium

December 6, 2011 - The first meeting of the California CTSA Education Consortium was held at UC San Diego on September 28. It was the culmination of many months of planning by Dr. Dilip V. Jeste, Director of the Education Division of the UCSD Clinical and Translational Research Institute, and his colleagues. more

New CTRI Clinic Opens

December 6, 2011 - The Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI) has opened its new Center for Clinical Research in the recently completed East Campus Office Building. UC San Diego Health Sciences faculty and staff attended an Open House at the East Campus Office Building, including refreshments, tours, and door prizes. more

Bench-to-Bedside Symposium: Research on Vascular Development and Disorders 2011

October 13, 2011 – The Sixth Annual Bench-to-Bedside Frontiers of Clinical Investigation Symposium was held at the Estancia La Jolla Hotel in La Jolla, California, on October 13-15, 2011. The Symposium is jointly produced by Nature Medicine and the UC San Diego Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI). more

CTRI receives two administrative funding supplements

The NCRR awarded the CTRI two one-year funding supplements of $500,000 each on September 1, 2011. One of the funded project focuses on the genomics of breast cancer and the other project looks at increasing community engagement in clinical research in 4 specific community groups. more

Dr. Andrew Wiseman Named Director of Corporate Business Development

September 6, 2011 - The CTRI and Health Sciences are pleased to announce that, after a nationwide recruitment, Andrew Wiseman, PhD has been named Director of Corporate Business Development for UC San Diego Health Sciences. more

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New La Jolla Office Building "Tilted Up" Overnight

Employees in the East Campus Health Sciences Neighborhood did a double take when they arrived at work on February 17. Where the construction site of the new La Jolla Office Building (LJOB) had been essentially flat the day before, the three-story building seemingly had sprung up overnight. more

Dilip Jeste Inaugurated as APA President

March 16, 2011 - Dilip V. Jeste, MD, Director of the CTRI Education Division, has been inaugurated as the President of the American Psychiatric Association. The APA has close to 38,000 members and is the oldest medical organization in the United States. more