Mission Statement

To create a vibrant environment for catalyzing and increasing translational and clinical research by providing research platforms, resources, and staff and scientist training, while streamlining administrative processes. By recognizing the diversity of our state’s population, the heterogeneity of disease and responses to treatment, Rutgers Institute for Translational Medicine and Science (RITMS) will propel clinical and translational research into transformative approaches to improve the health of individuals, communities and populations in New Jersey and beyond.

RITMS will serve as the academic home for clinical and translational research, infrastructure and training for RBHS, Rutgers University, and its partner institutions across New Jersey. Accomplishing the mission of RITMS and attaining its true potential requires sustainable resources such as a Clinical and Translational Science Award from NIH and other extramural support.

Recognizing the importance of RITMS in fostering growth and development of RBHS, Rutgers University, and its partner institutions across New Jersey, RITMS aims to:


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