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UCTV Features ACTRI Symposium Keynote Speaker Califf and ACTRI Posts Research Highlights Presentations

May 14, 2018

Former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Robert Califf, MD, talked about his experiences running the FDA for President Obama and how big data is being used in academic and commercial research in his keynote address for the 2018 Translational Science Symposium hosted by UC San Diego Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (ACTRI). The April 5 event also featured “research highlights” presentations by ACTRI-supported scientists Drs. Aaron Carlin, Gabriel Wagner, and Jeannie Huang, and Professor Frank Talke.

Watch Dr. Califf’s talk, “The Role of ‘Real World Evidence’ and Big Data in Development and Assessment of Therapies,” on the UC Wellbeing Channel

View the research highlights PowerPoints and read the Symposium summary.

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.