Clinical and Translational Science (N=1)



Definition 1: A national consortium of medical research institutions, funded through Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSAs), is working together and shares a common vision to:
  • Improve the way biomedical research is conducted across the country
  • Reduce the time it takes for laboratory discoveries to become treatments for patients
  • Engage communities in clinical research efforts
  • Train the next generation of clinical and translational researchers
The CTSA initiative is led by the National Center for Research Resources at the National Institutes of Health.
Source: http://www.ctsaweb.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.showHome
Focus: Research and Health Care