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Translational Research and NSW Health


 What is Translational Research? 

"Translational research does what it says on the tin: it takes findings from controlled clinical studies – so-called ‘bench to bedside’ research – and seeks to translate them to real-world community or health settings.  For University of Sydney Professor of Public Health Don Nutbeam, translational research is also about accelerating innovative interventions in health care to reach patients as quickly as possible. “Statistically, it takes on average about 17 years for a medical innovation to make it into clinical practice,” he says. “The goal of a lot of translational research is to significantly reduce that period.”"  Read more on the NSW Health site

WSU Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism Translational Research Unit

Western Sydney University Translational Health Research Institute

Translational Research Institute Australia

Recent articles from BMC Implementation Science

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Translational Health Research: Library Resources

These resources have been recently added to the collection and are available to borrow. 

Interested in a specific title? Click on the title or cover image to link into the Library catalog and then on 'Reserve' We will then find the book and you will be emailed when it is available for collection.  Contact the Library if you are not able to come in to collect it as we may be able to put it in the internal mail to your Department.

Not a member of the Library? If you are a member of staff or a student on clinical placement fill in a membership request form

Suggestion for purchase? Fill in a Resource recommendation or contact the Library.