University of Michigan
Translational Science Specialization
University of Michigan

Translational Science Specialization

Learn the foundations of Translational Science . Understand the elements of each of the five-stages of research within Translational Science

Taught in English

Vicki Ellingrod

Instructor: Vicki Ellingrod

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Specialization - 5 course series

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4.1

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No prior experience required
1 month at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Explore what constitutes translational science.

  • Understand the role of the federal government and industry in the support and regulation of this research.

  • Discover how to begin a career in translational science.

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Specialization - 5 course series

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4.1

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
1 month at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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Specialization - 5 course series

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

Skills you'll gain

Category: healthcare
Category: Research
Category: Clinical Trials
Category: Translational science

Translating Basic Research into Research for Humans

Course 24 hours4.5 (10 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Identify key differences between basic science research and clinical research

  • Understand innovations in basic science discovery that lead to new methods of diagnosis, treatment, and prevention

  • Explore potential career paths for basic science researchers

Skills you'll gain

Category: healthcare
Category: Research
Category: Translational science

What you'll learn

  • Understand clinical research and clinical trials, the value of applying discoveries to clinical practice, and best practices for conducting research.

  • Explore the role of Institutional Review Boards in the ethical conduct of research.

  • Explore examples of health research and how it fits in the translational science spectrum.

Skills you'll gain

Category: healthcare
Category: Research
Category: Translational science

What you'll learn

  • Understand concepts of population health research and the ethical use of data science to drive advances in human health.

  • Understand the importance of involving communities in research.

  • Explore models of community inclusion in conducting research and in sharing research findings, including contemporary public health examples.

Skills you'll gain

Category: healthcare
Category: Research
Category: Translational science

What you'll learn

  • Learn about the process of evaluating the real-world outcomes of health research.

  • Understand how health care policy informs advances in human health research.

  • Explore how health research can influence health policy and healthcare practice.

Skills you'll gain

Category: healthcare
Category: Research
Category: Translational science

Instructor

Vicki Ellingrod
University of Michigan
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