Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute

Strengthening the state's life sciences community to achieve better health for people in Indiana

The Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) is a statewide research institute at Indiana University School of Medicine that’s supported by a Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) and the National Center for Advancing Translational Science.

Statewide Collaboration

Established in 2008 by Anantha Shekhar, MD, PhD, the Indiana CTSI has research partnerships throughout Indiana University and with Purdue University and the University of Notre Dame. Partnerships with life sciences organizations, businesses and community organizations further strengthen the work of the institute.


Career Development, Education and Research Training (CERT) Program provides career development, education and research training opportunities.

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Service Cores

CTSI Cores have established policies for prioritization, publication, confidentiality, cost recovery/payment, and conflict resolution.

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Research Support

The Indiana CTSI offers services and tools to enable clinical and translational research at partner institutions.

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Community Health Partnerships

The Indiana CTSI offers community-facing programs and resources related to health and research to assist researchers and organizations focused on Indiana Health. Resources available through the Community Health Partnerships program include networking, coalition development assistance, program funding, research consultations and more.


Anantha Shekhar, PhD, MD

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Johanna C. Egan, PhD

Associate Dean for Research Affairs and Chief Operating Officer, Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute

Mark W. Geraci, MD

John B. Hickam Professor of Medicine

Connie M. Weaver, PhD

Adjunct Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology

Sarah E. Wiehe, MD

Associate Dean for Community and Translational Research