Lifespan ClinTECH
Clinical, Translational, Environmental, and Community Health Center

Clinical & Translational Science Collaboration Core

The ClinTECH Center leverages the strong scientific environment of our region with the clinical strengths of our health system partners to build an ecosystem that transcends traditional departmental and organizational boundaries and encourages collaborative problem-solving with communities and across historically siloed disciplines such as the biological, physical, computational, business, and engineering sciences. Basic researchers looking to bring innovative ideas to the clinic are welcome.

Advances in Translational Science

Ischemic stroke

Ischemic Stroke

New Lifespan study shows potential to treat acute ischemic stroke patients with an experimental neuroprotective drug, combined and with a surgical procedure to remove the clot.

COVID-19 virus

Treating COVID-19

Lifespan research Dr. Olin Liang's COVID-19 pseudovirus is being evaluated worldwide as a safe and effective model for COVID-19 treatments.

Pills spilling from a prescription bottle.

Fighting Addiction

Francesca Beaudoin, MD, and Janette Baird, PhD, were awarded a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) grant to work on statewide implementation of an addiction recovery initiative following opioid overdose.

Older couple walking their dog.

Public Health

Lifespan researchers uncover findings that link educational attainment of Rhode Islanders to severity of Influenza infection - an effort that may help focus public health interventions.

Model of traumatic brain injury

Traumatic Brain Injury

Scientists in the Lifespan Brain Barriers Research lab released exciting findings that point to new treatment that is neuroprotective - creating an environment where neurons can repair and regenerate.