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Online course: Fundamentals & Applications of Clinical and Translational Research – May 19-September 22

Deadline: Wednesday, May 12, 2021
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Online course: Fundamentals & Applications of Clinical and Translational Research 

Session Dates: May 19 – September 22, 2021
Application Deadline: May 12, 2021

Overview of the concepts of clinical/translational research covering the spectrum of clinical and translational research.

Course participants will learn the research methods used across the spectrum of clinical and translational research, including:

  • Designing rigorous research studies
  • Selecting appropriate tools for data acquisition and storage
  • Identifying and addressing ethical issues
  • Operating within regulatory frameworks
  • Communicating your findings to colleagues and leaders in the field
  • Funding your research


MPH, MD, PhD, DMD, or equivalent

Time Commitment:

Self-paced online videos and course work over four months


  • Free for Harvard-affiliated institutions
  • CTSA member: $375.00
    (Note: this is a 25% discount off the standard fee.)
  • Non-CTSA member: $500.00
  • Cancellation and Refund Policy [PDF]
  • Course fees can be modified for participants unable to meet financial requirements due to their geographical location. Email us to inquire about potential eligibility.

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