Advance Clinical and Translational Research

Advance-CTR supports Rhode Island investigators through funding, research resources and services, and professional development offerings.

A Statewide Hub for Translational Research

Our awards, services, and resources are tailor-made to help investigators turn scientific discoveries into solutions that get to the heart of RI's community health priorities.

Resources for Investigators

We designed our award, service, and professional development cores to meet the needs of Rhode Island's diverse investigator community.
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Events, trainings, and professional development opportunities are available year-round to all investigators in Rhode Island.
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Advance-CTR by the Numbers


Service Consultations


Service Users


Awarded Investigators


Projects Launched


Extramural Awards to Awardees & Service Core Users


Trained Faculty Mentors


Mentoring Training Sessions Held


NRMN-Trained, Advance-CTR Mentor Facilitators

Advancing Discovery

Two annual award programs aim to train the next generation of health researchers to translate their findings from the bench and bedside to the larger community.

Connecting Investigators with Experts

Our service cores support RI investigators in the areas of biostatistics and research design, qualitative methods, biomedical informatics, and community-engaged research.

Research Services

Consult with our experts during all stages of the research process, from preparing an application and planning your project, through to project implementation and analyzing your results.

Training RI's Research Workforce

Explore career development opportunities, technical trainings, and more from Advance-CTR and our partners.

A Statewide Partnership

Our academic, hospital, and community partners make our work possible.