University of Southern California


Pfizer’s Center for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI)

Pfizer CTI Pre-Proposal

CTI is an innovative Pfizer program that partners with leading academic medical centers and patient foundations nationwide to speed the translation of novel targets into potential therapeutics. CTI seeks to identify and partner novel targets with the goal of identifying new compounds and accelerate drug development from validated target to proof-of-mechanism in humans.

More information about Pfizer and the CTI program, can be found here

CTI PreProposal Guidelines
CTI PreProposal Template

Proposal Deadline: TBD

Application Submission

Submit your pre-proposal to Vasiliki Anest at

For questions regarding the proposal submission process, please contact Mina Zion in the USC Stevens Office, at (