The California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute
Clinical ResearchBiomedical research is conducted in such diverse areas as aging, arthritis, epilepsy, diabetes, neurobiology of pain, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, organ transplantation, mechanisms of drug addiction, neurodegenerative diseases (e.g. amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), cancer, AIDS, hepatitis and other infectious diseases.
Over 300 clinical trials, primarily funded by pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, are currently conducted at the Medical Center. California Pacific also has one of the few medical center based programs in the United States in which complementary or alternative medicine approaches to treatment for specific health problems are studied.