Yale Center for Clinical Investigation

Mission Statement

The YCCI has been to establish a home for the training of the next generation of clinical and translational scientists and to provide a robust infrastructure that promotes innovative and collaborative research directed at improving patient care. Our key goals are to:

Attract talented students and junior faculty members from the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, and Engineering into clinical and translational research careers; imbue them with a spirit of discovery; train them in the use of state-of-the-art research tools; and give them the skills needed to function collaboratively as members of multidisciplinary research teams.
Accelerate the movement of disease-related discoveries into the clinic by providing research teams with pilot grants, access to state-of-the-art research cores, and robust administrative, regulatory, informatics, biostatistics, and subject recruitment support for T1-T4 research.
Strengthen the infrastructure that connects clinical research teams with practitioners, community health clinics, and community stakeholders throughout Connecticut, reaching out in particular to diverse populations including children, women, the elderly, and underserved minorities.
Work actively with other CTSA hubs to share research approaches, expertise, tools, data, and the integration of informatics systems and other key research functions.

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Funded Years
2012 - 2020

Educational Content

Yale University

The Science of Well-Being

In this course you will engage in a series of challenges designed to increase your own happiness and build more productive habits. As preparation for these tasks, Professor Laurie Santos reveals misconceptions about happiness, annoying features of the mind that lead us to think the way we do, and

COVID-19 concerns and interests differ with socioeconomic status: Twitter Analysis

We sought to understand how U.S. residents responded to COVID-19 as it emerged, and the extent to which socioeconomic status impacted response. We found that highly resourced areas (low ADI) were concerned with stocks, social distancing, and national-level policies, while high ADI areas shared

Funding opportunity 2020

The Myasthenia Gravis Rare Disease Network, MGNet (U54 NS115054), announces its request for applications to two of its programs

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded a research team at George Washington (GW), Yale, and Duke Universities $7.8 million to establish a rare disease network for Myasthenia Gravis. The team is led by Henry Kaminiski, MD (GW) and includes Linda Kusner, PhD (GW), Alison Hall, PhD (GW)