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The Research Office at UCSF Fresno is located within the Office of the Assistant Dean for Program Development and Research. The function of the Research Office is to support UCSF Fresno Faculty and Residents with their research and public service activities by providing them with the tools and assistance for meaningful projects. These tools include assistance with research study design and statistical support.

The assistance includes help at every stage of the grant application process including finding funding outside the university, communication with the sponsor, budget development, proposal compilation and submission, progress reports and award review, set up and close-out.

The Research Office also comprises the Clinical Research Center at UCSF Fresno, providing San Joaquin Valley residents access to cutting edge clinical trials on a variety of diseases, including pneumonia, stroke, diabetes, liver disease, pulmonary hypertension, lung cancer, heart failure, cerebral aneurysm, influenza, valley fever and other illnesses.


To see a list of clinical trials at UCSF Fresno, click here.

For information on enrolling patients in a clinical trial, please email:


UCSF Fresno Intramural Funding Opportunity Announcements

CCFMG Pilot Research Grant
The CCFMG Pilot Research Grant (PRG) aims to foster innovative research in clinical medicine and fund researchers at important crossroads of their careers. The specific goals include 1) to support the development and training of junior faculty to become established as successful investigators and gain long-term commitment to research; 2) to support senior faculty to advance their established research and expand access to external research funding opportunities, 3) to encourage and foster research collaboration between departments as well as other academic institutions, and 4) to enhance the academic reputation of UCSF Fresno as a recognized research center. Click here for more information. 

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