Translational research Cancer
Translational research facilitates movement of new ideas and treatments from the laboratory to the clinic, as well as the movement of clinical observations from the clinic to the laboratory. This program aims to creates a ‘translational research cycle’. In which fundamental knowledge drives new potential diagnostics, therapeutic leads and innovative trial design and vice versa help to shape new fundamental research questions. All based on data from clinical studies.
Main translational UMC Utrecht groups are:
About translational research
“Organized regular meetings between researchers and clinicians are essential to drive the translational research cycle.”
Prof. dr. Onno Kranenburg