National Consortium

National Consortium

The Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) is a registered trademark of DHHS.

The Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) is a registered trademark of DHHS.

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.

In 2013, the consortium expanded to 62 medical research institutions located throughout the nation, linking them together to energize the discipline of clinical and translational science. The CTSA consortium is funded by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Working Together, Sharing a Vision The CTSA consortium aims to improve human health by transforming the research and training environment to enhance the efficiency and quality of clinical and translational research. The CTSA consortium has five Strategic Goals to enhance:

  • National Clinical and Translational Research Capability,
  • The Training and Career Development of Clinical and Translational Scientists,
  • Consortium-Wide Collaborations,
  • The Health of our Communities and the Nation, and
  • T1 Translational Research.

NIH Funding Acknowledgment: Important Reminder – Please acknowledge the NIH when publishing papers, patents, projects, and presentations resulting from the use of CTSI resources by including the NIH Funding Acknowledgement.

PARTNERS

Zablocki VA Medical CenterMedical College of WisconsinMSOE