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5 Simple Ideas to Steal from UCSF Clinical Trials

By Leslie Yuan and Anirvan Chatterjee.  The research technology team at UCSF’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) recently launched a website for UCSF’s clinical studies. The goal was an easy-to-use site where people could search through all clinical…
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Innovators Wanted: UC Health Hack Seeks New Ideas to Solve Critical Health Problems

By Yadira Galindo, Communications and Media Relations Manager, UCSD Health.  Think you have an idea that will change health care but need the means to bring your innovation to fruition? Register for UC Health Hack, a two-day interdisciplinary hackathon that…
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Spotlight: Using IT to Improve Patient Care – UCSF’s Erik Wieland

By Alison Spencer, UCB student intern, UCOP.  There’s a saying among IT staff at UCSF: “I cure cancer – very indirectly.” Erik Wieland, an application manager, said this attitude is his favorite thing about working at the campus. “I…
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Spotlight: Ann Chang – Proud Bruin and Information Security Expert at UCLA Health

By Audrie Ramirez, Information Security Intern, UCOP.  Ann Chang, chief compliance security officer for UCLA Health Sciences, began working with computers at UCLA while completing her undergraduate degree in mathematics. The School of Medicine owned a mini computer that no…
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UCSC Genomics Institute: Unlocking Scientific and Medical Issues

Posted by Ravi Jain, Managing Director, UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute. The UCSC Genomics Institute aims to revolutionize medicine and transform our understanding of life itself. We imagine a future in which genomic data is the cornerstone for fighting…
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Spotlight: Pierre Brickey, Driving Innovation for UCSF Medical Center

Posted by Pierre Brickey, Director, Office of the CIO, UCSF. After completing electrical engineering school in the U.S. Army during the early 90s, I started my career in the defense sector of technology and spent a year in Turkey. It was…
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