Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics

Mission Statement

To expand the number of faculty capable of pursuing translational research between proof of concept in cells and model systems and detailed elucidation of phenotypes in small numbers of people using both recruitment and education; and
To reduce the barriers that confront faculty in their pursuit of such research.

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Funded Years
2012 - 2020

Educational Content

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Resilience Skills in a Time of Uncertainty

We are all facing different and difficult challenges as we confront the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to support you in this time of uncertainty, the University of Pennsylvania is sharing this free and unique version of Dr. Karen Reivich’s “Resilience Skills” course from the Specialization Foundations

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Academic Entrepreneurship for Medical and Health Scientists

Academic Entrepreneurship for Medical and Health Scientists, is a free open education resource that can be used in courses, workshops, pilot grant programs, and by individuals. Who is an academic entrepreneur? Faculty, staff, or students turning observations in the laboratory, clinic, and community
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CTSA Visiting Scholar Program: Impact of Chronic Seizures on Cognitive and Neuropsychiatric Comorbidities in AD-Associated Preclinical Models

KL2 awardees from Clinical and Translational Science Centers (CTSA) present virtual lectures as part of the CTSA Visiting Scholar Program. Melissa Barker-Haliski, PhD from the University of Washington, hosted by the University of Pennsylvania will present her research on the "Impact of Chronic

ITMAT 2020


15 Years of Excellence The 2020 ITMAT Symposium will again enlist outstanding speakers from the U.S. and abroad to address topics of direct relevance to translational science. Dates: Monday and Tuesday, October 12–13, 2020 Location: Free Virtual Event Registration Registration is required for

Workshop on human iPSC Derivation, Maintenance, Differentiation, and CRISPR/Cas9 Gene Editing in iPSCs

This five-day course includes short lectures by expert Penn faculty and hands-on training and demonstrations. Lecture Topics: Introduction to stemcells Reprogramming methods and characterization ofiPSCs Gene editing methodologies and CRISPR/Cas9 design andconstruction Hepatocyte differentiation from