The Clinical and Translational Research Institute facilitates research into human health and disease, and clinical trial activity at UC San Diego. The Institute provides an infrastructure to support the translation of fundamental biology into novel therapeutic interventions, as well as creative educational and information technology programs. Through these activities, the development of new innovative therapies will be streamlined and our patients will have early access to groundbreaking therapy.
Nature Medicine is the premier journal for biomedical research. Respected internationally for the quality of its papers on areas ranging from infectious disease to cancer and neurodegeneration, Nature Medicine aims to bridge the gap between basic research and medical advances. Consistently ranked the number one journal by the Institute of Scientific Investigation in the field of Experimental Medicine, Nature Medicine also has the highest impact factor for a primary journal in the field of cell biology.