About Us2021-04-16T13:30:00-04:00


The Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) was founded in 2008 by Anantha Shekhar, MD, PhD. Recognized as a statewide institute supported by a Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) and the National Center for Advancing Translational Science.

Indiana CTSI has research partnerships with Indiana University, Purdue University, and the University of Notre Dame which also includes life sciences, businesses and community organizations. Furthermore, Indiana CTSI engages with the public at every level of research from basic science to patient care.

Our Vision

We envision Indiana as one of the nation’s healthiest states.

The Indiana CTSI unites a collaborative team of faculty and staff from across our partner institutions at Indiana University, Purdue University and the University of Notre Dame working together to improve health statewide.

The following graphic illustrates the role of the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute in supporting research by translating discoveries from bench to patients and onto the community.

Our Mission

Above all is to bring together Indiana’s brightest minds to solve the state’s most pressing health challenges.

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