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Tufts CTSI accelerates translation of research into clinical use, medical practice and health policy. We connect people to research resources, consultation, and education, and we foster collaboration with scholars of all disciplines and with community members, with the ultimate goal of improving the health of the public.

As you explore our website, please be sure to visit the pages about our Pilot Studies ProgramCareer Development (KL2) Award, and TL1 Fellowship. We also hope you will access I LEARN, our interactive education website.

What is translational science?

Answers to that question have abounded in the literature and in the halls of every research hospital.

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Accelerating Multi-Site Research Through IRB Reliance

What’s the key to speeding the process of discoveries that improve human health? One critical element is multi-site collaboration to quickly enroll subjects into clinical research studies; however, the traditional Institutional Review Board (IRB) review process to establish these studies can be complex and time-consuming. Harvard Catalyst (the Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center), in partnership with Tufts CTSI, found a way to hasten this process: the Harvard Catalyst Common Reciprocal Reliance Agreement.

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This website was supported by the National Center for Research Resources Award Number UL1RR025752 and the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Award Numbers UL1TR000073 and UL1TR001064. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH.