What Is the Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)?

The CCTS is the home for clinical and translational science in our institutions, the state of Utah, and within the Mountain West Region. It builds on our strengths in genetics and bioinformatics to translate promising bench science into practices that improve human health.

The center serves as an academic home for clinical and translational research, developing innovative health services for the community and health researchers, and training a new generation of clinical and translational investigators. Four foundations of discovery compose the center: Clinical Trials Support, Population Health, Precision Medicine, and Workforce Development, and these foundations provide support for T1 to T4 research.

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Education
Dec 04, 2017

New Spring 2018 Course!

Advances in stem cell research has created tremendous opportunities across a broad spectrum of fields. This course will provide students with all the necessary knowledge and techniques to start working with human stem cells. The lectures will introduce the fundamentals of stem cell biology and expose students to ongoing stem cell-related research at the University of Utah. The lab section will be to provide each student with practical hands-on techniques required for reprogramming, culturing, and cryopreserving iPSCs. Each student will also learn how to differentiate iPSCs into either neurons or beating cardiomyocytes.... Read More

Vitae 2017: People and Stories That Drive Our Research
Research
Nov 30, 2017

Vitae 2017: People and Stories That Drive Our Research

Join us at Vitae, an annual event that recognizes research excellence across University of Utah Health. This year’s symposium will spotlight six star faculty as they engage the audience with short stories of their science, and how they got to where they are today. ... Read More

Research
Oct 20, 2017

Research on a Napkin and Stat Chat

clinical trials

Investigators from across health sciences are invited to drop-in for an unstructured meeting where potential investigators, clinical or research faculty, fellows or staff can bring their specific research and/or statistical questions to discuss with Data Coordinating Center (DCC) staff.... Read More

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Citing CCTS

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