The Center for Translational Medicine offers and promotes funding for a variety of research initiatives to support and enable clinical and translational scientists, in addition to funding clinical and translational research directly through training and pilot awards.
Pilot Grant Awards
The Center for Translational Medicine provides pilot funding opportunities for investigators at UT Southwestern and the Center's partnering institutions to explore new concepts, paradigms, therapies, or technologies to enhance translational research and promote new research partnerships. Where appropriate, pilot funding is coupled with relevant educational programs to help applicants learn the skills needed to incorporate new techniques into their ongoing research.
Clinical Research Education and Career Development
Clinical Research Scholars Program (CRSP) Institutional K Awards
The KL2 (Master of Clinical Science with Distinction) Program provides postdoctoral trainees at UT Southwestern and the Center's partnering institutions partial salary and tuition for up to three years.
Pre-doctoral Clinical and Translational Research Training (TL1– Doris Duke)
The TL1 program in collaboration with the Doris Duke Program provides predoctoral trainees up to 1-year of funding, which includes a stipend, tuition, travel to a clinical research meeting, and modest research support.