Building Research Teams of the Future to Improve Human Health

Building Research Teams of the Future to Improve Human Health

Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC)

The CTSC serves as a catalyst to support biomedical research projects by providing services and resources to investigators, staff, scholars and trainees, and community partners. As an honest and resourceful broker, the CTSC partners with UC Davis schools and colleges engaged in life science and translational research to support collaborative projects with the potential to improve health care. The CTSC provides centralized resources dedicated to facilitating biomedical research through innovation, collaboration, and expertise. As an extension of our national consortium, the CTSC is charged with advancing human health through:

    • Training and cultivating the translational science workforce
    • Engaging patients and communities in every phase of the translational process
    • Promoting the integration of special and underserved populations in translational research across the human lifespan
    • Innovating processes to increase the quality and efficiency of translational research, particularly of multisite trials
    • Advancing the use of cutting-edge informatics

Through its various programs and resources, the UC Davis CTSC provides the essential infrastructure for building research teams of the future to improve human health.

CTSC Faculty Named Two of Sacramento's
Top 25 Asian American Pacific Islander Change Makers

Moon Chen and Oanh MeyerCongratulations to Moon S. Chen, Jr., M.P.H., Ph.D., and Oanh Meyer, Ph.D., M.A.S., for being named two of The Sacramento Bee’s Top 25 Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Change Makers as a part of a series to honor individuals who are enriching lives in the Sacramento region. Change makers are people who are committed to leading positive transformations in their communities. They are shifting the landscape in medicine, science, policy, economy, education, art and advocacy with their authenticity, problem-solving and vision for a better Sacramento.

This project, in partnership with the Nehemiah Emerging Leaders Program, aims to recognize these leaders and their contributions. Part of the Integrating Special Populations feature of our CTSA grant, Moon and Oanh are dedicated to the mission of the CTSC to improve human health by advancing clinical and translational science and research in their respective communities.

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