Nathan LeBrasseur, Ph.D., named scientific director, Mayo Clinic Center for Clinical Translational Science Office of Translation to Practice
Nathan LeBrasseur, Ph.D. (PHYS ’10), was named scientific director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Clinical Translational Science (CCaTS) Office of Translation to Practice. He is a professor and the co-chair of research in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and director of the Healthy Aging and Independent Living Program in the Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging. CCaTS is a central hub for institutional advancement of research and education at Mayo Clinic. The center provides tools and expert consultation to support every aspect of medical research, including basic discovery science, clinical and community-engaged research and late-stage application.
Dr. LeBrasseur succeeds Andrew Badley, M.D. (I ’94, INFD ’97), who served as Office of Translation to Practice director since its inception in 2015.
The Office of Translation to Practice is committed to transformational growth to strengthen Mayo’s ability to translate excellent innovations from ideas to implementation across the practice and commercial applications. The office continues to improve the efficiency of translation across the Mayo Clinic enterprise, coordinating with internal and external partners to evaluate and promote projects with the best potential. The Office of Translation to Practice is also committed to an ideological focus on transforming worldwide patient care.