The Clinical and Translational Research Institute facilitates research into human health and disease and clinical trial activity at UC San Diego. Part of the elite NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Consortium, the Institute provides and supports education and the translation of fundamental biology into novel therapeutic interventions. 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 a biomedical research journal devoted to publishing the most exciting advances in biomedical research for scientists and physicians. Articles cover fields such as cancer biology, cardiovascular research, gene therapy, immunology, vaccine development, and neuroscience, aiming to keep PhD and MD readers informed of a wide range of biomedical research findings. Original research articles published in Nature Medicine range from basic findings that have clear implications for disease pathogenesis and therapy to the earliest phases of human investigation.