The nexus of human research at MIT

The MIT Center for Clinical and Translational Research handles everything related to human subject research at MIT. Our team of experts help scientists design and conduct safe, IRB-compliant tests to translate scientific breakthroughs into ground-breaking technologies that advance human health.

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Scientific research is a fundamentally human endeavor. We take a compassionate, consultative approach that helps researchers understand—and expand—the scope of what’s possible. We help teams see around the curves, change course when necessary, and overcome hurdles along the way.


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“The MIT CCTR provides a warm welcome to researchers and participants alike in a professional environment, with invaluable, practical clinical guidance to keep our human studies ticking along!”

Nevan C. Hanumara, PhD