CCTS KL2 CATS Scholars Program

The Cancer Center plans to support at least one cancer-focused scientist through the Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) KL2 program for the 2023 round of applications.

Join in for a virtual introductory seminar about the prestigious KL2 Clinical and Translational Science (CATS) Scholars Program on Monday, February 13, from 12-1 p.m. on Zoom.


The KL2 Clinical and Translational Science (CATS) Scholars program is now accepting applications for the 2023 cycle.

CATS scholar awards support the research efforts and career development of scientists dedicated to translational research. Awards will support career development for individuals in disciplines and professions such as medicine, dentistry, engineering, social work, nursing, psychology, pharmacy, physical and occupational therapy, and public health.

The CATS Scholars Program seeks to develop well-structured and well-recognized career development pathways that lead to the exploration of new approaches in patient-oriented, epidemiological, behavioral, health services, and outcomes research.

Program benefits include:

·    75% release time

·    $25,000 to support their scholarly activities each appointment year

·    $2,500/year for research related travel

·    Routine career planning and development activities

·    Peer review of grants and presentations

·    Subsidized CCTS services

Visit the CCTS website to learn more.

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