Penn State College of Medicine | Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute provide tools, services, and training to make health research more efficient at Penn State. It is an advocate for translational science and is a bridge between basic scientists and clinical researchers. The institute encourages collaboration to discover new treatments, medical procedures, and ways to diagnose disease.
The institute was established in 2007 and is a member of the National Institutes of Health Clinical and Translational Science Award Network (Grant: UL1 TR002014). It is one of three network members in Pennsylvania and focuses on the health needs of the rural communities surrounding Penn State and its academic health system, Penn State Health. The institute is one of seven interdisciplinary institutes under Penn State’s Office of the Senior Vice President for Research.