Accelerating Research.
Improving Health.

Harvard Catalyst

Harvard Catalyst is devoted to advancing human health by supporting and innovating clinical and translational science, and training the next generation of researchers.

As Harvard University’s Clinical and Translational Science Center, we serve the research community by offering courses and educational programs, research consulting, tools for study design and clinical trial collaboration, guidance on regulatory issues, and pilot funding for novel, high-impact projects – all freely available to trainees, fellows, and faculty.

News & Highlights

Clinical & Translational Research, Diversity & Inclusion, Mentoring
A Summer of Clinical & Translational Research Medical school students from across the U.S. arrive at Harvard Medical School to participate in an immersive research experience.
Biomedical technologies, Care Delivery, Education & Training
Opportunities for Innovation: Using Technology to Enable Healthy Aging Harvard Catalyst course sheds light on medical trends and innovations in technology to support the aging population.
In the News
Pro-Athlete Mortality Gap Differences in risk suggest the existence of sport-specific disease mechanisms.
Clinical & Translational Research, Education & Training, Mentoring
C/T Research Academy Offers More Than Just Skills In Focus: Participation in Harvard Catalyst's C/T Research Academy leads to life-changing career guidance.
Collaboration & Team Science, Multisite Studies, Regulatory & Ethics
Facilitating Collaborative Research SMART IRB training tackles new federal mandates for ethical oversight of multisite studies.
Awards and Achievements, Health Policy, In the News
Physician Plus Kia Byrd, an alumna of Harvard Catalyst’s Summer Clinical and Translational Research Program, uses health policy to help communities.