University of California, Davis

Mission Statement

Now entering its 16th consecutive year, the CTSC continues to serve 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:

1) Training and cultivating the translational science workforce
2) Engaging patients and communities in every phase of the translational process
3) Promoting the integration of special and underserved populations in translational research across the human lifespan
4) Innovating processes to increase the quality and efficiency of translational research, particularly of multisite trials
5) 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.

At a Glance

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Programs

UL1 Award

KL2 Award

TL1 Award

Funded Years
2012 - 2020
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Vincetta (Kitty)
Lombardo
Executive Director
Cheryl
Busman
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Angela
Griffiths
Clinical Research Education Program Manager

Consortium News

Alicia Agnoli, assistant professor of family and community medicine at UC Davis School of Medicine, was recently honored with a 2022 Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Award by the Clinical Research Forum (CR Forum). At a ceremony held in Chicago, Agnoli was also presented with the Distinguished Clinical Research Achievement Award for creativity, innovation, and novel approach that demonstrated
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) announced four recipients of the 2022 Innovations to Bolster Community Trust and Engagement in Science Award, with three of those four recipients being supported by the NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program. First Prize Winner: University of Florida, Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) First place was
Featuring the CTSC’s Community Engagement Director, Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, brief clips were produced that engage multiple Sacramento, California leaders in raising awareness of the continued importance to vaccinate against COVID-19. Geared toward the Latino population, these vibrant public service announcements (PSAs) effectively promote early and continued vaccination among all ages.

Educational Content

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CTSpedia was created as a national effort to collect wisdom, tools, educational materials, and other items useful for clinical and translational researchers and to provide timely and useful advice to clinical and translational researchers with specific problems. About the CTSpedia Project CTSpedia started as a pilot project initiated in 2007 at UCSF. The project was initiated to form an
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Please join us for the William Schnaper TL1 Visiting Scientist Grand Rounds on March 7, 2022 at 10:00am ET. Tara Bautista, PhD, Yale School of Medicine, will present at UC Davis on: Parenting Mindfully for Health: Examining Stress and Coping Among Parents of Young Children

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Please join us for the TL1 Visiting Scientist Grand Rounds on February 25, 2022 from 12:00pm-1:00pm ET Vanessa Hull, BS, BA, MS, PhD Candidate at UC Davis will be presenting: Targeting N-acetyl-L-aspartate synthesis and transport to treat Canavan leukodystrophy

I-Corps Regional Short Course
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Based on the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps™) program, the premier federally-funded innovation and commercialization training in the U.S., I-Corps@NCATS provides biomedical scientists, clinician scientists, and engineers with a new approach to accelerate the translation of discoveries from the lab to clinical practice. WHO: Teams of faculty, postdocs, and/or students with

Poster Sessions

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In 2021 at the start of its 4th CTSA award, the UC Davis Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) created the Health Equity Resources & Outreach (HERO) program. The newly formed team is poised to support clinician scientists and community researchers to innovate, collaborate, and expand health equity research. The Health Informatics (HI) Research Data Officer helps to identify and link

University Of California Davis

In 2021 at the start of its 4th CTSA award, the UC Davis Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) created the Health Equity Resources & Outreach (HERO) program. The newly formed team is poised to support clinician scientists and community researchers to innovate, collaborate, and expand health equity research. The Health Informatics (HI) Research Data Officer helps to identify and link

University Of California Davis

The UC Davis CTSC applied the CTSA program goals to assist the division of pulmonary and sleep medicine with the recruitment, examination, and treatment of a diverse array of participants into an industry-funded COVID-19 vaccine trial. The project encompassed all five of the CTSA program goals and resulted in a robust study population. The first 80 subjects were recruited, screened, and scheduled

Publications

Combating Structural Inequities - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Clinical and Translational Research

f the clinical and translational research enterprise is to help resolve health crises and ensure that all people in the United States have the opportunity to live healthy lives, it must shift paradigms and begin to center equity, diversity, and inclusion in its work.

An environmental air sampler to evaluate personal exposure to volatile organic compounds

A micro fabricated chip-based wearable air sampler was used to monitor the personnel exposure of volatile chemical concentrations in microenvironments. Six teenagers participated in this study and 14 volatile organic compounds (VOCs) including naphthalene, 3-decen-1-ol, hexanal, nonanal, methyl

Impact of prescription drug monitoring program mandate on postoperative opioid prescriptions in children

Prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) have been established to combat the opioid epidemic, but there is no data on their efficacy in children. We hypothesized that a statewide PDMP mandate would be associated with fewer opioid prescriptions in pediatric surgical patients. Patients 

Research and Operational Tools

University Of California Davis

In the COVID-19 crisis, the Clinical and Translational Science Center in partnership with StudyPages, is contributing to keeping our participants safe. More and more teams are using the StudyPages platform to recruit and manage study participants remotely. StudyPages has a modern cloud phone (VoIP) solution for clinical research.

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UC Davis CTSC Pilot Awardee Receives 2022 Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Award April 27, 2022 Consortium News
Three CTSA Program hubs announced as recipients of the 2022 AAMC Innovations Award April 27, 2022 Consortium News
UC Davis CTSC Partners With Sacramento County Leaders to Promote COVID Vaccination April 22, 2022 Consortium News
UC Davis CTSC Community Engagement Director Co-Chairs National Academy of Medicine Webinar April 22, 2022 Consortium News
CTSC Community Engagement Director Co-Chairs National Academy of Medicine Webinar April 22, 2022 Consortium News
UC Davis CTSC KL2 Scholar Published in Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine April 08, 2022 Consortium News
UC Davis CTSC helps underserved communities improve mental health services April 01, 2022 Consortium News
UC Davis CTSC supported cellular therapy study improves Duchenne muscular dystrophy March 17, 2022 Consortium News
UC Davis CTSC Scholar Transitions to K01 Award March 16, 2022 Consortium News
UC Davis CTSC Clinical Research Center supports COVID-19 booster trial March 10, 2022 Consortium News
UC Davis CTSC KL2 Scholar: Using the Arts to Help Manage Pain March 04, 2022 Consortium News
William Schnaper TL1 Visiting Scientist Grand Rounds -Tara Bautista, PhD February 14, 2022 Event
William Schnaper TL1 Visiting Scientist Grand Rounds - Vanessa Hull, BS, BA, MS, PhD February 11, 2022 Event
Apply Online for 2022 UC Davis/UC Irvine Train New Trainers Clinician Health and Wellbeing Fellowship February 02, 2022 Consortium News
UC Davis CTSC Community Engagement Director Appointed to California Health and Wellness Panel February 02, 2022 Consortium News
UC Davis CTSC KL2 Scholar Selected to Present at ACTS Conference January 25, 2022 Consortium News
UC Davis CTSC KL2 Scholar Published in Lancet Oncology January 21, 2022 Consortium News
UF leads team ready to tackle vaccine skepticism in Florida and beyond January 12, 2022 Consortium News
UC Davis leads grassroots effort to screen migrant workers and their families for COVID-19 January 05, 2022 Consortium News
UC Davis CTSC Program Director Receives Diversity Award December 08, 2021 Consortium News
UC Davis CTSC Director Receives Teaching Award December 08, 2021 Consortium News
UC Davis CTSC KL2 Scholar, Temitayo Oyegbile-Chidi, Presents at Department of Neurology Grand Rounds November 16, 2021 Consortium News
UC Davis CTSC MCRTP Scholar, Aimee Moulin, to Present at Center for Healthcare Policy and Research Seminar Series November 16, 2021 Consortium News
UC Davis CTSC Health Informatics Research Data Officer - Underscoring the Importance of Comprehensive Support within the Health Equity Resources and Outreach (HERO) program November 04, 2021 Poster
UC Davis CTSC Health Informatics Research Data Officer Underscoring the Importance of Comprehensive Support within the Health Equity Resources and Outreach (HERO) program November 03, 2021 Poster
UC Davis CTSC Broadens Support for Underserved Populations October 28, 2021 Consortium News
Co-director of UC Davis CTSC Healthcare Delivery Science and Scholar Alumni Receives Award October 25, 2021 Consortium News
UC Davis CTSC Community Engagement Program Director Receives Two National Awards October 15, 2021 Consortium News
UC Davis CTSC Highly Innovative Award: Effect of Time-Restricted Eating on Metabolic Health September 29, 2021 Consortium News
UC Davis CTSC Community Engagement Program Director Provides Invited Commentary for JAMA September 23, 2021 Consortium News
UC Davis CTSC Community Engagement Partnership Completes 5-Year Project September 23, 2021 Consortium News
UC Davis CTSC-Funded Investigator Makes Strides in Breast Health Research September 08, 2021 Consortium News
CTSC Community Engagement Director to Present at UC Davis Health Equity Conference September 07, 2021 Consortium News
UC Davis CTSC Community Engagement Co-Director Selected as HACU Leadership Academy Fellow September 07, 2021 Consortium News
UC Davis CTSC partners with community to improve social and behavioral health August 31, 2021 Consortium News
CTSC Biostatisticians complete retrospective vaccine study at UC Davis Medical Center August 23, 2021 Consortium News
International team of researchers, led by UC Davis Health, discover potential new approach to treating psoriatic joint inflammation June 16, 2021 Consortium News
Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola Receives UC Davis School of Medicine's 2021 Hibbard Williams Extraordinary Achievement Award June 11, 2021 Consortium News
UC Davis Distinction Awarded to Heather Siefkes, CTSC KL2 Scholar June 01, 2021 Consortium News
Celebrating translational science researchers at UC Davis April 23, 2021 Consortium News
Director of the UC Davis CTSC Clinical Trials Office Discusses the Importance of Clinical Research April 09, 2021 Consortium News
New research at UC Davis Health seeks to reduce birth injury causing shoulder, arm and hand paralysis March 09, 2021 Consortium News
UC Davis Health's new mini-medical school seeks to engage, serve Sacramento’s Vietnamese community February 26, 2021 Consortium News
UC Davis Licenses Novel COVID-19 Lung Treatment Using Inhaled Statins to InVixa, Inc January 26, 2021 Consortium News
UC Davis CTSC Clinical Research Center Recognized for COVID Trial Support January 12, 2021 Consortium News
UC Davis rolls out free saliva-based COVID testing for Davis community December 15, 2020 Consortium News
UC Davis CTSC KL2 Scholar’s work included in National Endowment for the Arts report December 10, 2020 Consortium News
UC Davis CTSC KL2 Scholar’s work included in National Endowment for the Arts report December 10, 2020 Consortium News
I-Corps@NCATS Regional Short Course December 07, 2020 Event
Applying CTSA Principles to a COVID-19 Vaccine Trial October 29, 2020 Poster