The Clinical Research Center at Penn State


Penn State group to receive $27.3 million NIH grant

Penn State, the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, and the Penn State College of Medicine have won a $27.3 million, five-year award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) designed to accelerate the translation of scientific findings into methods for improving public health. The competitive Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) will support the Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI). Read the full story about the Clinical and Translational Science Award.


Our primary mission is to provide research infrastructure for investigators who conduct research with human subjects. Investigations carried out can include studies of normal and abnormal human function and studies of cause, prevention, progression, and cure of diseases.


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The CRC at University Park is located at 112 Elmore Research Wing/Noll Lab


Investigators from across Penn State, without regard to college or campus, are welcome to use the CRC.

The CRC at University Park, partners with the CRC at the Hershey Medical Center, and studies can often be conducted at both sites.