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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:
- Benefits of physical activity and exercise
- Cardiovascular disease
- Circadian Rythm
- Cognitive function/dementia
- Endocrine disorders
- Insomnia/sleep disorders
- Research methods in biostatistics and study design