June 20, 2019

The Seven Traits of a Successful Translational Scientist

What makes a successful translational scientist? Members of Translation Together, an international partnership with the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) and other organizations collaborated to answer this question. Their work resulted in a vision of the ideal translational scientist that encompasses seven traits. Read more about what it means to be a translational scientist.

NCATS also produced an educational video that illustrates these seven fundamental traits. View the video on the TRI website. These efforts aim to raise awareness of the field and the need to foster a highly skilled, creative, and diverse translational science workforce.