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Strategic Opportunities Support Program SOS Funding Research – Contributing to new Policies, Standards of Care, and Techno...
What is SOS? <ul><li>CTSI Funding Program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>~$1M/yr research support UCSF faculty (all schools) </li><...
Impact on UCSF – Infrastructure
SOS Initiated – Resource Allocation Program (RAP) <ul><li>Simplifies intramural funding </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One Applicat...
SOS Impact on UCSF – Research Funding
SOS Impact on UCSF Research Funding <ul><li>Statistics Y01-Y05 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>~$5.5M Awarded </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
What was the role of SOS in recruiting funding? <ul><li>Critical, Crucial, Essential, Invaluable  </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;...
SOS Impact beyond UCSF – EXAMPLES **DISCLAIMER – SOS contributed to but was not the sole source of funding**
SOS Impact beyond UCSF – Overview  <ul><li>Standard of Care:  SCID  “bubble boy disease” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subsequent ...
SOS Impact on Health – Dietary Guidelines  <ul><li>Initial SOS Award:  $30,000  Spring 08 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Under-repr...
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Funding for research and career development through the Strategic Opportunities Support (SOS) program

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Funding for research and career development through the Strategic Opportunities Support (SOS) program

  1. 1. Strategic Opportunities Support Program SOS Funding Research – Contributing to new Policies, Standards of Care, and Technology – Improving Health Dan Lowenstein, MD Melanie Funes, PhD Juliet Fockler Director, SOS Sr. Program Manager Program Coordinator
  2. 2. What is SOS? <ul><li>CTSI Funding Program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>~$1M/yr research support UCSF faculty (all schools) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Grants – 14 mechanisms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pilots </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shared Instrument </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multidisciplinary/Multi-center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Career Development </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Impact on UCSF – Infrastructure
  4. 4. SOS Initiated – Resource Allocation Program (RAP) <ul><li>Simplifies intramural funding </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One Application </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One Deadline </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One Review Process </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Increases research support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Total funding (~$12.3M) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Total # of awards (421) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Campuswide resource </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spring 11 – RAP joins EVC </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. SOS Impact on UCSF – Research Funding
  6. 6. SOS Impact on UCSF Research Funding <ul><li>Statistics Y01-Y05 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>~$5.5M Awarded </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>183 Awards issued </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Return on Investment Y01-Y04 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>~$3.9M invested in research awards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>~$44M subsequently recruited </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Government – 85% Industry – 5% </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Foundation – 8% UCSF – 1.5% </li></ul></ul></ul>&quot;The CTSI-SOS award was absolutely essential toward my continuing efforts to obtain subsequent funding…”
  7. 7. What was the role of SOS in recruiting funding? <ul><li>Critical, Crucial, Essential, Invaluable </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The CTSI-SOS award was absolutely essential toward my continuing efforts to obtain subsequent funding. Without the support provided by this award, I would not have been able to generate the preliminary data and publication record necessary to position myself to obtain subsequent funding. Without this support, it is entirely possible that I would have converted to a clinical role or left UCSF .&quot; </li></ul>
  8. 8. SOS Impact beyond UCSF – EXAMPLES **DISCLAIMER – SOS contributed to but was not the sole source of funding**
  9. 9. SOS Impact beyond UCSF – Overview <ul><li>Standard of Care: SCID “bubble boy disease” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subsequent Funding $4.4M </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Statewide Newborn Screening and Successful Treatment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AB 395: adds SCID to list of diseases in CA Newborn Screening </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Therapeutics: Prostate Cancer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subsequent Funding $4M NIH </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Molecular Imaging Technique/Companion Biomarker to therapy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Policy: Sodium Intake and CHD </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Race/ethnic specific version of CHD Policy Model </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NEJM 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Policy and Dietary Guidelines </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. SOS Impact on Health – Dietary Guidelines <ul><li>Initial SOS Award: $30,000 Spring 08 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Under-represented faculty award </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Adapting the CHD Policy model to address disparities in heart disease” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Outcome: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Developed race/ethnic specific versions of model </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Subsequent Partners: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NIH American Heart Association </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CA Dept of Public Health Pan American Health Organization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CDC </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Subsequent Studies using New Model: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5 publications (including NEJM 2010) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reducing daily salt intake = </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce deaths from CHD by (avg) 75,000/yr </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>20% less people on bp medication </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>$3B-$6B annual savings in treating high bp </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Influenced policy/guidelines on sodium intake </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. THANK YOU!

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