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About ITHS

The Institute of Translational Health Sciences is dedicated to speeding science to the clinic for the benefit of patients and communities throughout Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho.

Research Services

Research Services

ITHS offers resources to researchers that increase the speed at which scientific discoveries can be translated into treatments that improve health outcomes for patients and communities.

Education & Training

The ITHS Education Program supports investigators and scholars through the development and maintenance of curriculum and career development education.


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Upcoming Events

  • Four University of Washington graduate students have been chosen for the ITHS/WRF Summer Commercialization Fellowship Program hosted by the Foster School’s Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship. Learn more about the four projects these students will be working on through the summer....

  • ITHS is very pleased to welcome 16 new trainees to its TL1 Translational Research Training Program for 2020-2021. See who was selected and learn more about their research projects!...

  • COVID-19 data for research purposes is in high demand and navigating all the additional requirements around data can be overwhelming. UW Research IT has developed a new tool to help solve this problem and provide answers to some of the most commonly asked questions around research use of COVID-19 data. ...

  • As the global COVID-19 health crisis progressed, and the need for research resources became evident, the ITHS COVID-19 Research Review Working Group promptly created a funding structure to provide much needed resources. On March 30th, ITHS launched the COVID-19 Research Awards program, designed to provide......

  • During the COVID-19 pandemic, UW researchers using REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) have found it critical in responding to this public health crisis.  In the last two months, ITHS REDCap has seen a surge of new users and projects including over 200 projects related to COVID-19. The SCAN project is one of them. ...

  • ITHS has a long history of helping researchers prepare for submitting a grant, creating a study or even helping to shape up research ideas that are in early stages. Sometimes researchers need a broader perspective on study design and implementation from experienced clinical investigators. This month we are launching the ITHS Scientific Success Committee to meet this need. ...

Upcoming Events
12:00 pm Storing and Managing Data in the... @ On-Line Event
Storing and Managing Data in the... @ On-Line Event
Jul 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Storing and Managing Data in the 21st Century @ On-Line Event
Description This session will provide an overview of modern data management in research and describe how the Internet has changed our approach to data collection and curation.  The discussion will follow the framework of FAIR, which aspires to have data that is Findable, Accessible, Interoperable...
10:15 am Evidence Synthesis Primer: A Ste... @ On-Line Event
Evidence Synthesis Primer: A Ste... @ On-Line Event
Jul 22 @ 10:15 am – 11:45 am
Evidence Synthesis Primer: A Step by Step Guide @ On-Line Event
Description A synthesis of contemporary research evidence forms the foundation of all health science scholarly projects. However, a consistent, systematic and reproducible approach for managing and reporting research evidence is often lacking. In this session step by step instructions for managing and reporting research evidence...

Cite ITHSThe Institute is supported by grants UL1 TR002319, KL2 TR002317, and TL1 TR002318 from the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through the Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program (CTSA).

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