Eliminates barriers to research among disciplines
Identifies new methods to foster collaborative research
Develops unique translational techniques
Fosters interdisciplinary research studies
Awards grants that promote scientific collaboration
Designs data capture and management tools to help investigators
Develops strategies to manage clinical and translational research data across the entire Clinical and Translational Science Award consortium
Helps investigators with study design and analysis, including ethical oversight and guidance
Assists with research compliance and the regulatory responsibilities for conducting clinical and translational research, including FDA guidelines, IRB policies and procedures, contracts and grants, budgets and billing
Provides enhanced clinical research facilities and patient-oriented resources, including nursing, nutrition, laboratory and physiological assessment components.
Ensures that the community is an active participant in clinical research to help reduce health disparities.
Combines existing educational resources, such as the K30 program, into a dynamic educational curriculum for new investigators
Provides the infrastructure, personnel, and support required to undertake rigorous tracking and evaluation of all CTSC activities