What is SPARK?

SPARK is a partnership between university and industry dedicated to: 

  • Educating faculty, fellows, graduate students and medical students on the discovery and development process for therapeutics and diagnostics.
  • Advancing promising research discoveries to the clinic and commercial sector
  • Innovating efficient and cost-effective approaches to drug discovery and development

Learn how the SPARK program works to translate academic discoveries into drugs or diagnostics that address real clinical needs.

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