With support of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program was launched in 2006 and has expanded to about 60 academic medical institutions across the country.
Each component of the CTSA program is crucial in supporting our mission: Accelerating Discoveries Toward Better Health. Working together, we can help shape the future of healthcare.
The CTSA offers something for everyone.
- Researchers: access tools, resources, and collaborative academic partnerships
- Trainees: find extensive educational materials and resources
- Volunteers: learn about participating in research
In 2013, the CTSA 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).
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.
Read stories of collaboration among the three North Carolina CTSA hubs at the Translational Research Cafe.
Cite NIH funding in mauscripts, press releases and other communication forums.
Example: "This publication was supported by Grant Number UL1TR001111 from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)."