University of Michigan
Introduction to Translational Science
University of Michigan

Introduction to Translational Science

This course is part of Translational Science Specialization

Taught in English

Vicki Ellingrod

Instructor: Vicki Ellingrod

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level
No prior experience required
12 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • Understand the role of translational science in moving scientific discoveries into applications for improving human health.

  • Understand the importance of addressing health disparities and inequities in translational science

  • Explore career opportunities within the in-demand field of translational science

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3 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level
No prior experience required
12 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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This course is part of the Translational Science Specialization
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There are 4 modules in this course

The Introduction to Translational Science course provides you with an overview of the spectrum of translational research. You will learn important terminology and concepts to use as you practice setting career goals for translational research. This week you will learn how to 1) define translational research and its role in moving scientific discoveries into applications for improving human health, 2) list the stages of translational research and describe specific examples of research conducted at each stage.

What's included

1 video9 readings2 quizzes1 app item

Welcome to Week 2 of Introduction to Translational Science. This week you will learn how to 1) name the seven fundamental characteristics of a translational scientist, 2) identify team roles for research conducted in each stage of translational science, and 3) explain the importance of rigorous research.

What's included

6 videos3 readings1 quiz2 app items

Welcome to Week 3 of Introduction to Translational Science. This week you will learn how to... 1) understand the importance of diversity in assembling your research team, 2) explain the importance of mentoring in conducting translational research.

What's included

4 readings2 app items

Welcome to Week 4 of Introduction to Translational Science. This week you will learn how to 1) give examples of strategies to address issues related to health disparities and inequities in translational research, 2) identify career opportunities in translational research.

What's included

1 video5 readings1 peer review1 app item

Instructor

Vicki Ellingrod
University of Michigan
5 Courses2,407 learners

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