public health initiatives

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$85 Million Grant Supports UCSF Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Press Release | University of California San Francisco | August 9, 2016

UC San Francisco’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has received $85 million over five years from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue to provide training, research support and other services, and to launch new programs aimed at diversifying the patients in research and advancing precision medicine. The new efforts seek to remove barriers to utilizing electronic medical records and emerging technologies, so research can be conducted more efficiently and in a broadly representative patient population, while ensuring that it is done securely and with informed consent...

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University of Oklahoma Researcher Asks Twitter Users to Help with Research

Press Release | Oklahoma University Gallogly College of Engineering | May 26, 2017

Did you ever consider that your tweets could be used for scientific research? Researchers at the University of Oklahoma are taking to the Twitterverse to help them investigate the use of Twitter for public health research. Christan Grant, a computer science researcher in the Gallogly College of Engineering, is asking active Twitter users over the age of 18 to complete a quick two-minute online survey...

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