Translational Science Course

The goal of this course is to identify new advances in basic science that have current or potential translational relevance for clinical medicine.

At the end of this course, you should be able to:

Learning Objectives WCM Core Competencies Assessment Method(s)
Summarize how advances in foundational sciences translate into new treatments, diagnostic tests, and new clinical approaches to human disease. K-1; K-2; K-3; K-4; S-1 quiz
Explain how patient-oriented research can drive advances in bench science and basic science. K-1; K-2; K-3; K-4; S-1 quiz
Determine how basic scientists and clinical investigators formulate a testable hypothesis relevant to the basis of disease. S-1 quiz

Course content information provided by the Course Director, Henry W. Murray, M.D.( Additional information regarding absences, requests for absences, self-assessment quizzes, module evaluations, grading or any other course-related issues, provided by the Assistant Course Director, Marshall Glesby, M.D. (

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