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Institute for Translational Medicine

The Institute for Translational Medicine, or ITM, helps you live your best life by making research breakthroughs happen and getting those discoveries into the real world to improve your health as soon as possible.

“We work with communities to hear what disease areas they care about the most and how best they think we can work together to tackle them. These partnerships cover everything from working with the public to design a trial to collaborating to spread the news of discoveries to those who need it the most. This core works with the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) and other industry, nonprofit, and government stakeholders – as well as anyone who wants to join the movement in making health research the new normal.”
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The ITM is a partnership between the University of Chicago and RUSH in collaboration with Advocate Health Care, the Illinois Institute of Technology (Illinois Tech), Loyola University Chicago, and NorthShore University HealthSystem that’s fueled by almost $35 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). We’re part of a network of more than 60 NIH-supported sites across the country working to slash the time it takes to develop and share new treatments and health approaches. We work with you and for you to make participating in health research easy, so that together we improve health care for all.

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Learn more about how we help researchers, physicians, community members, industry, government organizations and others by connecting with us.

Funding Resources

This project is supported by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) of NIH through Grant Numbers UL1TR002389, KL2TR002387, and TL1TR00238 that fund ITM.