Center for Clinical & Translational Science
The University of Utah Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) serves as an academic home for clinical and translational research, developing innovative health services for the community and researchers, and training a new generation of clinical and translational investigators.
Eight Core Areas
The CCTS is composed of eight different core areas:
Randy Madsen of CCTS Biomedical Informatics Core Receives District Staff Excellence Award
For those who know and work with him, it’s no surprise that Randy Madsen, team lead of the Knowledge Generation Service and OpenFurther team, was chosen to receive a District Staff Excellence Award. Often described as "genius" by his colleagues, he is highly regarded for his problem solving skills, thoroughness, and devout professionalism. "All those that have worked with Randy throughout the years can vouch for his ability to apply his knowledge, skill, and creativity to serve those around him," says Julio Facelli, PhD, associate director of biomedical informatics at CCTS.
CCTS/PPH Announces Inaugural Round of Grants to Advance Precision Medicine and Translational Research
The University of Utah's Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) and Program in Personalized Health (PPH) has awarded grants to eight interdisciplinary projects to advance research and practices leading toward customizing healthcare to the individual patient.
This year's recipients come from 12 departments at the University of Utah School of Medicine, College of Pharmacy and College of Nursing, and include collaborations with ARUP Laboratories and Intermountain Healthcare, many of whom have benefited from CCTS' education and training resources for translational research including the KL2 Scholar Program (Tracy Frech, Robert Schlaberg), and Vice President's Clinical & Translational (VPCAT) Research Scholar Program (Mingan Chen, Lori Gawron, Robert Schlaberg). Read more