Working together as a national consortium, CTSA institutions share a common vision to improve human health by transforming the research and training environment to enhance the efficiency and quality of Clinical and Translational Research.
The Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSAs) program creates a definable academic home for clinical and translational research. CTSA institutions work to transform the local, regional, and national environment to increase the efficiency and speed of clinical and translational research across the country.
The CTSA program is led by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences part of the National Institutes of Health. Drawing from experience of the NIH Office of Strategic Coordination – The Common Fund and extensive community input.