News and Features

Eric Adler, MD

ACTRI-Supported Cardiologist Adler Studies Novel Therapies for Rare Heart Disease

March 20, 2017 – With support from UC San Diego Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (ACTRI), Adler is studying a novel treatment for Danon disease using gene replacement therapy in Danon mouse models. Adler received a 2016 ACTRI pilot project award and the 2016 Daniel T. O’Connor Memorial Award to supplement his pilot research.. more

UC and Stanford Announce Research Partnership Aimed at Improving Health in California and Nationwide

UC and Stanford Announce Partnership Aimed at Improving Health in California and Nationwide

March 7, 2017 – The University of California Biomedical Research Acceleration, Integration, and Development program (UC BRAID) and Stanford University have formed an alliance to combine resources and develop a coordinated approach to research targeting the health of Californians. more

Kyle Nakanishi

ACTRI Presents 2017 O’Connor Memorial Award to Genomics Researcher Kim

February 23, 2017 – UC San Diego Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (ACTRI) is pleased to announce Hyeoneui Kim, RN, MPH, PhD, as the recipient of the 2017 Daniel T. O’Connor Memorial Award. Kim is receiving a 2017 ACTRI pilot project award this spring to support her pilot project, “Sharing Genetic Test Results.” The O’Connor award provides an additional $5k to the top ranked pilot project recipient. more

Kyle Nakanishi

Nakanishi Joins ACTRI as Business Operations Director

February 21, 2017 – The Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (ACTRI) welcomes Kyle Nakanishi as the new Director of Business Operations. more

ACTRI Day of Translational Science Inspires the New Generation of Translational Researchers

ACTRI Day of Translational Science Inspires the New Generation of Translational Researchers

January 24, 2017 – Inspiring research talks by J. Craig Venter and five translational scientists supported by the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (ACTRI) marked the ACTRI Day of Translational Science on January 18. The afternoon event at the ACTRI building drew more than 100 UC San Diego researchers and concluded with a reception and poster session featuring research trainees from the ACTRI TL1 program. more

ACTRI-Supported Trainees Share Findings during Poster Session

ACTRI-Supported Trainees Share Findings During Poster Session

January 15, 2017 – Twelve medical and pharmacy students supported through the UC San Diego Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (ACTRI) TL1 2016-2017 program presented their research in January during an annual Summer Research Poster Session at the Medical Education and Telemedicine Building. more