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"Our mission is to conduct high quality multi-center studies that have an impact on science, clinical practice, and public health."

The San Francisco Coordinating Center is a non-profit, academic research organization with over 20 years of experience in conducting multicenter studies and clinical trials. The Coordinating Center is a collaborative enterprise among researchers from the CPMC Research Institute and the UCSF School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

The Coordinating Center has a large repository of data, biospecimens, radiographic images and genotype data from our long term studies on important health outcomes.

We have conducted or are currently conducting studies in these areas:

  • Aging/longevity
  • Breast cancer prevention
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Cognitive function/dementia
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Insomnia/sleep disorders
  • Genetics
  • Neonatology
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Research methods in biostatistics and study design