University of Texas Med at Galveston Institute for Translational Sciences

Mission Statement

The Institute for Translational Sciences (ITS) aims to train a new generation of clinical and translational researchers, engage stakeholders and communities in research, address barriers to clinical and translational research, and advance translational research through team-based approaches. The ITS, established in 2007, is the academic home of UTMB’s Clinical Translational Sciences Award (CTSA), funded by the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS). CTSA institutions work together to speed the translation of research discoveries into improved health.

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Funded Years
2013 - 2020


Sr. Manager of Research Operations - Center for Addiction Research

Serves as a primary source of expertise, training, and education in matters relating to government regulation of externally funded research. Will be responsible and acting on the Associate Director's behalf in their absence. Center for Addiction Research (CAR) Administration : Carry direct

Research Ethicist

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB Health) is recruiting a non-tenure track Assistant Professor (Research Ethicist) for membership in the Institute for the Medical Humanities (IMH) and a faculty appointment in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

Optimizing COVID-19 Research with CTSA Resources

CTSA resources are vital to our Hub’s efforts to understand SARS-CoV-2 infection and to prevent and treat COVID-19. In partnership with institutional leadership, our CTSA launched a rapid, multifaceted response protocol to advance the work of Pei-Yong Shi, PhD and his team, who had been working with

An Optional Module developed by UTMB's CTSA Hub to support translational research has evolved to meet the needs of stakeholders and now supports investigators across campus in translating thier work to products that can improve health.

Building capacity for entrepreneurship and commercialization

Since 2009, we have promoted translational entrepreneurial activities at our CTSA Hub, with an emphasis on engaging scholars and trainees. We are building a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship, as a way to enhance discovery and translation of products that improve health. As an optional