Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute

A CTSA partner accelerating discoveries toward human health


Accelerating Discoveries Toward Better Health

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Who We Are

NUCATS provides investigators, participants and stakeholders in the research continuum with an extensive array of resources, consultative services and expertise in order to accelerate transformative scientific discoveries from the lab to patients and the community. It is our goal to continually increase the quality, safety, efficiency, speed and impact of innovative clinical and translational research.

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From Discoveries to Health

Biomedical research exists on a continuum from early discovery to human trials to population health. These phases inform and influence one another, and each phase poses unique challenges and requirements. NUCATS resources and experts are available to support all of our partners across the continuum.

Participate in Clinical Research

Clinical trials help scientists and doctors find new and better ways to prevent, diagnose or treat illnesses. Many of today’s most effective standard treatments are based on the results of past clinical trials. Learn more about what participating in a clinical trial involves and sign up to participate.



Housestaff Research Portal

Graduate Research Resources

We offer a wide range of resources, mentorship opportunities and training to help our residents and fellows excel as physician-scientists. Explore all of the resources and hear from housestaff who are making research a major part of their career development plans.

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