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Saving Limbs and Lives: USC Investigator Assembles Novel Triage and Treatment Team to Prevent Amputation among Diabetes Patients

The Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute (SC CTSI) championed a pilot study to develop a multidisciplinary "hot foot line" team. The team is designed to rapidly assess and treat diabetic patients with foot ulcers to preserve limbs and prevent amputation.

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Legal Aspects of Clinical Trials Discussed at Recent Regulatory Science Boot Camp/Symposium

Principal investigators and regulatory professionals must stay up-to-date with numerous legal requirements and strategies pertaining to clinical studies. These include U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) forms, contracts with sponsors, liabilities, indemnifications, special use protocols, and inventions to protect. And then there are international laws.

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SC CTSI Student Blog Captures Unique Team Science Workshop

Learn more about SC CTSI's Team Science Workshop that took place on September 26th, 2019

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USC Study Shows Occupational Therapy Helps Diabetes Patients Make Lifestyle Changes that Can Prevent Serious Health Complications

The pilot study is the first to be completed under a novel academic-government collaboration between the SC CTSI, the UCLA CTSI, and the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services

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New SC CTSI educational video on submitting a grant application and activating clinical studies at USC

An educational video for emerging researchers provides info on designing research studies, applying for grant funding, and navigating institutional processes.

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SC CTSI pilot awardee successfully funded to study how virtual reality can prevent cognitive decline

A large study conducted by USC assistant professor Judy Pa shows that living a healthy lifestyle can reduce the risk of Alzheimer's or other dementia, even if you have a genetic risk.

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USC Researcher Clarifies Skin Cancer Risk for Solid Organ Transplant Recipients of Hispanic Descent

For decades, clinical research studies underrepresented non-white populations, leaving important knowledge gaps. But medical dermatologist Iris Z. Ahronowitz, MD, and her team used a wealth of data at USC for a first-ever retrospective study involving a majority Hispanic population of solid organ transplant recipients.

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SC CTSI grant-supported research reveals why breast cancer spreads to the brain

Spring 2018 Pilot Awardee, Min Yu, MD, PHD on the potential of using circulating tumor cells to monitor brain metastasis

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