Definitions for "Translational research"
Intended to translate knowledge derived from laboratory work (basic research) into clinical applications.
the clinical application of scientific medical research, from the lab to the bedside.
Research that bridges the gap between laboratory research and its application to the clinic. This type of research, which often involves teams of scientists, conveys new ideas and discoveries between the lab and clinic both to increase our understanding of cancer and to advance the areas of diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer.