The Stanford Center for Clinical and Translational Research and Education

Highlights of Current CTRU Studies

About the CTRU

The CTRU, located at the new Freidenrich Center (FCTR), is Stanford's home for clinical and translational research. Facilities include:

  • 16 patient bays
  • 4 hospital beds
  • 3 pediatric study rooms
  • 2 phlebotomy rooms
  • Exercise/ exam room
  • Consultation rooms
  • Research kitchen
  • Sample collection lab
  • 2 rooms equipped for 23-hour sleep studies
Hours & Location
  • Mon - Thurs: 7 am to 5 pm
    Fri: 7 am to 3:30 pm
  • Freidenrich Center for Translational Research
    800 Welch Rd, Palo Alto, CA
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(650) 723-6713

Highlights of Current CTRU Studies include:
  • Evaluating Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics of Orally Administered CYT387 in Primary Myelofibrosis, Post Polycythemia Vera or Post Essential Myelofibrosis
  • Patients with relapsed or refractory B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas and chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
  • Study of Gemcitabine, Carboplatin and Poly (ADP-Ribose) Polymerase (PARP) Inhibitor BSI-201 in the Neoadjuvant Treatment of Triple Negative Breast Cancer
  • Addition of the long-acting glucagon-like peptide-1, liraglutide, to a calorie-restricted diet augments weight loss, and decreases risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in older, overweight/obese, pre-diabetic individuals
  • Oral Peanut Immunotherapy in Peanut-Allergic Patients
  • U19 2009_Project 1: B-cell Immunity to Influenza and Tech. Development, Project 1: Measuring the Immunome: Genomic Approaches to B-cell Repertoire
  • U19 2009_Project 2: T-cell and General Immune Responses to Influenza, Project 3: Single-cell Phospho-protein Signaling Analysis of the Response to Influenza Vaccination, Technical Development Project 1: Measuring the Immunome: Genomic Approaches to B-cell Repertoire
  • Protective mechanisms against respiratory viruses and T cell dependent production of interferon-gamma by natural killer cells in response to influenza A virus
  • Using nutrient dense plant-based foods to increase the total and LDL cholesterol lowering effect of a low fat diet
  • Studies of metabolic markers to identify overweight individuals who are insulin resistant
  • Idiotype vaccination studies in patients with follicular lymphoma
  • Neuroimaging and Neurodevelopmental Outcome
  • New therapeutic approaches in colorectal cancers
  • Therapeutic Manipulation of the NOS Pathway in Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • The Aging Kidney after Contralateral Nephrectomy
  • A Phase I/II Study of Intratumoral Injection of CpG7909, a TLR Agonist, Combined with Local Radiation in Recurrent Low Grade Lymphomas