Vanderbilt University's MSCI Program will:
Train investigators in the techniques and processes utilized in clinical and translational research.
Provide trainees, through didactic courses and a mentored experience in clinical investigation, a strong foundation in the core skills and methods necessary for success in clinical and translational research. Such skills include the following:
- Biostatistics and experimental design
- Biomedical ethics
- Issues in the drug discovery process
- Assay methods
- Grantsmanship and grants management, and
- Scientific communication skills
Strengthen Vanderbilt's pre-eminent leadership role in the development of future leaders in clinical and translational research.
Benefit society by training and nurturing biomedical scientists whose efforts will improve human health.