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Mission Statement

The mission of the Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research is to advance discoveries, knowledge, and innovation to improve human health across the lifespan for diverse populations in upper Manhattan and around the world. By mobilizing and connecting Columbia University’s researchers, we aim to create a seamless integration of community and academic partnerships. Our commitment to train a multi-faceted workforce, provide vital resources to researchers, and improve the efficiency of research processes, promotes the collaborative team science framework needed to translate research discoveries into effective interventions that address current and future health concerns.

We provide over 70 different services and programs focused on education and training, seed funding, bioinformatics, biostatistics, clinical research, lifespan research and special populations, regulatory knowledge and bioethics, an off-site community facility and health informatics websites.

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2012 - 2020
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TL1 Training Program

The Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, home of the Columbia University CTSA Hub, is offering - TL1 Training Program Now Accepting Applications The TL1 Training Programs are intended to provide trainees with additional research training to prepare for a research career that can

Life Science Accelerator Boot Camp

The Columbia Lab-to-Market: Life Science Accelerator Program comprised of the Translational Therapeutics Accelerator (TRx), Accelerating Cancer Therapeutics (ACT), and the Biomedical Technology Accelerator (BiomedX). About the Course: This course is a series of evening sessions designed to provide

Knowledge Graph Conference (KGC) Workshops & Tutorials

These stand-alone workshops precede the May 6th-7th conference for best practices in representation & reasoning. The workshops have separate calls for papers and their own program and organizing committee. The tutorials are half-day learning sessions that include both lecture style and hands-on


Communications and Events Manager

The Communication and Events Manager in the Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research fulfills a key role in the Administrative Core and is responsible for managing communication strategy, multimedia content creation, events oversight and planning, and other grant-related

Exposomics Staff Associate/Senior Staff Associate

The Biomarkers Core Laboratory at the Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research is seeking a staff associate/senior staff associate with expertise in the field of untargeted metabolomics, mass spectrometry and related data processing and bioinformatics. This position will involve LC

Columbia University CTSA Program Hub Innovations: Operating a Clinical Research Unit in the COVID-19 Era and Building a COVID-19 Biobank

Columbia University CTSA Program Hub Innovations:​ Operating a Clinical Research Unit in the COVID-19 Era and Building a COVID-19 Biobank​ Heather Seid, MS, RDN (1); Sheila O’Byrne, PhD (2); Elisabeth DiMaria, MHA (1); Ismael Castaneda, MS, BSN (1); Dianne Frederick (1); Janelle Nunez (1); Ariella
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Columbia University CTSA Program Hub Optional Cores: Translational Therapeutics Accelerator and Precision Medicine Resource

The Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, home to Columbia University’s CTSA Program Hub, provides resources to investigators in the areas of precision medicine and translational research through two unique resources focused on providing funding, education, research services, and

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2020-2021 Columbia Life Science Accelerators: Request for Proposals

Now accepting pre-proposals to the 2020-2021 Columbia Life Science Accelerators. We are pleased to introduce the 2020-2021 cycle of the Columbia Life Science Accelerator Programs (BioMedX, TRx, and ACT). Pre-proposal applications can be submitted via a single application form at https://ColumbiaLSA