The Institute of Translational Health Sciences (ITHS) is a partnership between UW, Seattle Children’s, and Fred Hutch, and supports translational research at institutions across the five-state Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho (WWAMI) region.
ITHS supports clinical & research by offering a number of resources and services: expert consultations in Bioinformatics, Biostatics, Bioethics, Research Coordination, Data Safety Monitoring Services, Recruitment Support, Multisite Trial Support, Clinical Trials Consulting and Early-stage Drug and Device Development.
ITHS Translational Research Unit (TRU) offers investigators the support and infrastructure needed to conduct clinical and translational research. The Gene and Cell Therapy Lab (GCTL), an academic cGMP facility, provides researchers with infrastructure, training, and technical expertise to facilitate translation of promising cell and gene therapies. The Community Engagement Program offers expertise and resources for translational research with community partners and for dissemination and implementation of clinical and translational research findings.
ITHS also offers various Pilot Funding opportunities and abundant Educational & Training programs including the KL2 Career Development Program for investigators at the postdoctoral or early career faculty level, TL1 Translational Research Training Program for predoctoral students. ITHS educational office also offer monthly Career Development Series and annual Introduction to Clinical Research Boot Camp.