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Improving Health through Research

The Indiana CTSI is dedicated to leveraging and strengthening the state’s life sciences community to achieve better health for people in Indiana.

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The Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) was founded in 2008 by Anantha Shekhar, MD, PhD, as a statewide institute supported by a Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Center for Advancing Translational Science.

The Indiana CTSI is a research partnership among Indiana University, Purdue University, the University of Notre Dame and numerous life sciences businesses and community organizations. The Indiana CTSI engages with the public at every level of research from basic science to patient care.

Our Vision

We envision an Indiana that is one of the nation’s healthiest states.

The Indiana CTSI unites a collaborative team of faculty and staff from across our partner institutions at Indiana University, Purdue University and the University of Notre Dame working together to improve health statewide.

Our Mission

We bring together Indiana’s brightest minds to solve the state’s most pressing health challenges.

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