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Jun14 Children Are Not Little Adults

There is a saying in experimental pharmacology that preclinical species are not little humans. In clinical pharmacology, the same sentiment is true for pediatric populations. You do not need to be a parent or a pediatrician to realize that children are not just mini versions of adults. Yet a common...
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May20 The ABCs of INDs and CTAs

As part of  CTS ’s continued commitment to providing practical, open access tutorials on tools, methodologies, and approaches in translational medicine, the  CTS  editorial team is delighted to highlight the first in a series of Regulatory Affairs tutorials. The tutorial, “ Regulatory Affairs...
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May10 Brief Is Beautiful

In January 2017  Clinical and Translational Science  launched the  Brief Reports article category . This article type was intended for publication of short-format papers that describe significant novel research findings in translational sciences. During the first four months of 2019 we have seen au...
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Apr24 Celebration of Translation at the ASCPT 2019 Annual Meeting

Congratulations to the  American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (ASCPT) , Dan Hartman, MD, President, the Scientific Program Committee, chaired by Piet van der Graaf, PhD, PharmD, and all of the speakers, contributors, exhibitors, staff, and attendees for a fantastic 2019 Annu...
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Mar13 From Molecule to Patient: Building Translational Bridges Not Walls

“ From Molecule to Patient ” -- What a lovely idea! The concept of clinical pharmacology and therapeutics as an important medical discipline has long been said to be the building of bridges from basic science to clinical practice. This theme of “From Molecule to Patient” makes us realize again th...
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Feb19 ACCOuNT-ing for African Americans in Pharmacogenomics

The United States population is rich in racial and ethnic diversity. This diversity contributes to the fabric of our country in a myriad of ways and projections are for a quarter of the population being non-white by mid-century. Unfortunately, our understanding of disease and its treatment is still...
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Feb08 Wondering About Wearables?

Consumer-oriented wearable devices, which commonly take the form of a wristwatch, have allowed us to quantify our daily movements with fine detail, and even examine the quality of our sleep.   But beyond our personal, health-oriented curiosities, wearable devices and the related digital readouts ha...
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Jan15 The Periodic Table of Translation

2019 is the 150th anniversary of periodic table, which transformed chemistry by placing it on firm scientific footing.  We envision the Biomedical Data Translator doing the same for translational science.    A principal stumbling block in translation is the compartmentalized nature of the tremen...
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Jan08 Ringing in the New Year: 2018 in Review

Happy New Year!   By now, you have probably seen the current  Clinical and Translational Science (CTS)  2017 impact factor (IF) of 1.954, a more than two-fold increase over the previous year.   As you know, IF assesses a journal’s performance by calculating how often researchers cite journal...
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Dec10 Machine Learning Meets Clinical Pharmacology

Generating “big data” has become increasingly easier and less expensive over the last decade, and the need for computational methods for the analysis of these data are fueling the burgeoning field of data sciences. The challenge for clinical pharmacology will be to rapidly assess and apply new comp...
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