The mission of the Translational Research Program (TRP) at Boston Children's Hospital is to stimulate the development of non-clinical and human clinical trials that seek to improve the care of children, and to ensure adequate infrastructure to support non-clinical and clinical translational research projects.
Elements of the Translational Research Program
- Stimulative grants-in-aid awarded for projects containing novel ideas or applications.
- Improvement in institutional cores needed to support disease-specific non-clinical and early phase human studies.
- Multidisciplinary retreats to foster interactions across the spectrum of research and clinical activities.
- Funding for the development of faculty and staff in translational research activities at Boston Children's Hospital.