Advancement of multidisciplinary education and research in translational sciences: MERITS program development at Duke University.

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Introduction: The Duke Multidisciplinary Education and Research in Translational Sciences Program provides educational resources for faculty and trainees in translational research. Methods: To aid in program development, we assessed perceptions of translational science through focus groups targeting different career stages. Results: In total, 3 essential themes emerged: collaboration, movement toward application, and public health impact. Facilitators and barriers varied among groups. Conclusion: Training programs must provide specific strategies for collaboration and selectively accelerating discoveries to therapies.

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Cited Authors

  • Freel, SA; Fish, LJ; Mirman, B; Sudan, R; Devi, GR

Published Date

  • February 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 2 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 57 - 62

PubMed ID

  • 31660219

Pubmed Central ID

  • 31660219

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2059-8661

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1017/cts.2018.17


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England