Upcoming Opportunities

We invite you to apply for CSCTR membership and be approved at the Midwest Clinical and Translational Research Meeting. If you apply online on or before March 31st and attend the meeting, a decision about your application will be made on the spot!

On or before March 31st:

1. Apply online

2. Upload:
  a. Your current CV or Biosketch
  b. A letter of support from your home institution

3. Meet with CSCTR Leadership (7-8 am Friday, April 5)

4. If approved, your membership will become official during the April 5th Business Meeting

Get Social

2019 ECDA Award Recipients

CSCTR congratulates the 2019 Early Career Development Award recipients. This award provides the recipient a $10,000 grant to be used to supplement any combination of salary and/or lab support.  Apply for an ECDA!


Imo J. Akpan, MD
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Michael Pulia, MD MS
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Madison, WI

Benjamin H. Singer, MD, PhD
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, MI

David Wu, MD, PhD
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Min Xie, MD, PhD
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

CSCTR New Members

Jeffrey W. Brown, MD, PhD
Washington University
St. Louis, MO

Stephen M. Modell, MD, MS
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Jin O-Uchi, MD, PhD
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Hongxia Ren, PhD
Indiana University
Indianapolis, IN

Jose B. Saenz, MD, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine
Clayton, MO

Stacia Shipman, DO
Integris Southwest Medical Center
Edmond, OK


Welcome to the Society!



The Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research is one of the oldest academic medical societies in the Midwest.

Our Vision: Promoting a vibrant, supportive community of multidisciplinary, clinical, and translational medical research to benefit humanity.  

Our Mission: Develop and support communication, collaboration, and career development within a community of medical researchers in the central U.S. and beyond.

Members are academic leaders of medical schools in the Midwest however, CSCTR has active members throughout the U.S. and Canada. The society publishes the monthly Translational Research: The Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine and holds an Annual Meeting that contains cutting-edge papers, posters, lectures, and state-of-the-art forums.  You are encouraged to apply for membership

We encourage you to JOIN CSCTR! 
Visit the Membership section for instructions to submit your application.