- What is the Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute?Established by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, the Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute (TN-CTSI) aims to improve the health of Tennesseans and underserved populations in the South by providing education and training, fostering interdisciplinary teams, improving quality and efficiency, and engaging community stakeholders and partners in meaningful collaboration. TN-CTSI is designed to be a catalyst for an integrated research and training environment for clinical and translational research in order to improve efficiency and quality across the translational spectrum.
Please visit the About webpage to learn more about the TN-CTSI.
- What is the Delta Clinical and Translational Science Institute?The Delta Clinical and Translational Science Consortium (DCTSC) is a unique partnership of three universities in the Mississippi Delta Region: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Tulane University form a Hub, and the University of Mississippi Medical Center joins the Consortium as a collaborating institution. The vision of the DCTSC is to “promote and support high-quality, interdisciplinary, team-based clinical and translational research aimed at improving health outcomes and eliminating health disparities across the entire lifespan in the Mississippi Delta region – particularly in rural areas and for underserved populations.”
Please visit the Organization webpage to learn more about the DCTSC.
- What resources are available through TN-CTSI?
- How do I get support?If you need support, please contact the TN-CTSI staff via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (901-448-CTSI ((901-448-2874)) to obtain additional information on how to request support through the TN-CTSI.
- How do I find potential collaborators?To find potential collaborators, please contact the TN-CTSI staff via e-mail (email@example.com) or phone (901-448-CTSI ((901-448-2874)).
- Does the TN-CTSI offer training and education for its members?Yes! The TN-CTSI offeres several educational and training opportunities as well as seminars and workshops to further investigator and research staff development. Please visit the Training and Education webpages for additional information.
- I am a researcher. How do I become a member of TN-CTSI?If you are affiliated with a university or college and would like to become a TN-CTSI member, an application must be completed including submission of a current biosketch, curriculum vitae, or resume and translational research interests. Please visit the Become a Member webpage to get additional information and to complete the Become a Member form.
- I am a potential community partner. How do I become a member of TN-CTSI?By becoming a TN-CTSI community partner, our team can guide those affiliated with the community toward resources that are vital to help with their research project and assist them in finding research collaborators. Please visit the Become a Community Partner webpage to get additional information and to complete the Become a Community Partner form.
- I am a potential community volunteer. How do I participate in a research study?The TN-CTSI is a member of ResearchMatch.org, a free, secure online tool that brings together potential study participants who are looking for research studies or clinical trials with investigators who are looking for volunteers. Anyone living in the United States, including Puerto Rico, can join ResearchMatch. People of all ages and backgrounds are welcome. Please visit the Participate in a Study webpage to get additional information and to sign-up.