Welcome to the CCTS

The Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) serves as a virtual home to support and educate clinical and translational researchers in Rhode Island. Our goal is to enhance collaboration and coordination of translational research in order to accelerate cross-disciplinary discoveries that improve health. The CCTS aims to:

  • Foster coordination between translational researchers at our partner institutions.
  • Bring together the diverse clinical research resources to provide a home that facilitates new collaborations.
  • Eliminate obstacles that may prevent researchers from pursuing clinical research initiatives.
  • Educate, mentor and encourage young investigators in clinical research professional development.
  • Facilitate research to gather preliminary data necessary for developing competitive research proposals.
  • Sustain a clinical translational research environment by providing the necessary management and coordination of resources.
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March 24, 2015

Deans Emerging Areas of New Science (DEANS) Award Translational Research Seminar

Importance of BMP Processing in Craniofacial Development
Kristi Wharton, PhD, Helena Taylor, MD, PhD & Stephen Sullivan, MD, MPHProbing Inflexibility: Mechanisms for Change of Mind in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Jerome Sanes, PhD & Benjamin Greenberg, MD, PhD
March 24, 2015
6:00-8:30 pm
Alpert Medical School, Room 160