Skip to main content

News & Highlights

CTSA Program

A collage of photos of SC CTSI staff at events.

Around the Consortium: CTSI Prepares to Launch Multiple New Initiatives with Renewed Clinical and Translational Science Award Funding

July 13, 2022 | Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute reveals plans to launch more than 30 new initiatives in the next five years.

Read story
Illustration of a cytokine storm response to infection with the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.

Immune Modulator Drugs Improved Survival for People Hospitalized with COVID-19

June 2, 2022 | New research from the NIH shows promising results for adult COVID-19 patients.

Read story
Volunteer at vaccination clinic chatting.

Community Leaders and Mayo Clinic Researchers Develop Playbook for COVID-19 Health Equity, Future Pandemics.

March 24, 2022 | Mayo Clinic medical experts and community leaders collaborate to find ways to reduce health disparities related to COVID-19.

Read story
Washington University in St. Louis student Julian McCall receives a dose of Pfizer’s mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccine.

What Makes an mRNA Vaccine so Effective Against Severe COVID-19?

December 23, 2021 | Shots trigger exceptional antibody response by activating key helper immune cells.

Read story
Lauren Collen working in the lab with white coat and mask on.

Five Questions with Lauren Veit Collen

February 23, 2021 | A clinical fellow in gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition at Boston Children's Hospital learns to navigate launching a research career in gastroenterology as part of Harvard Catalyst's Clinical/Translational Research Academy.

Read story
Stack of colorful books.

Racial Socialization in Clinical Practice

January 26, 2021 | Visiting scholar presents her pilot work, as part of a national lecture series for budding research investigators.

Read story
Julia Sanchez, an eighth-grader at Lincoln K-8 School in Rochester, prepares a petri dish to be viewed under a microscope Tuesday at the school. The students are conducting a study to determine if vape oils have any effects on zebrafish.

Lincoln Students Test Effects of Vaping on Zebrafish

January 30, 2020 | Mayo Clinic InSciEd Out program teaches students in Minnesota how to test the effects of vaping on zebrafish.

Read story
photo of a healthy and a diseased liver

Study Shows Artificial Intelligence Can Detect Language Problems Tied to Liver Failure

December 19, 2019 | Technology that lets humans communicate with machines adapts well to role as medical detective.

Read story