The Clinical Translational Science Award (CTSA) Consortium The CTSA program supports a consortium of institutions that work together to improve the way clinical and translational research is conducted nationwide to enhance its efficiency and quality.
Translational Research Aims o Apply discoveries generated in the laboratory and in preclinical studies to the development of human trials and studies. o Examine cost-effectiveness of prevention and treatment strategies. o Enhance adoption of best practices in the community and beyond.
UIC CCTS Our goal is to accelerate the translation of scientific discoveries into innovative diagnostics and therapies, disease prevention, improved health care delivery, with a special emphasis on reducing health disparities.
The UIC CCTS… o Serves as UIC’s institutional home for clinical and translational research o Seeks to break down institutional barriers to enable the efficient conduct of clinical and translational research o Provides integrated navigation through campus resources and services
The UIC CCTS… o Aims to maximize innovation through the promotion of team science o Has a cadre of knowledgeable staff ready to help you with your research study needs o Supports you from the beginning to the end of your research
Service CoresPrograms & Resources Biomedical Informatics Clinical Research Center Design and Analysis Dissemination and Implementation Research & Policy Recruitment, Retention and Community Engagement Regulatory Support Research Ethics Research Navigation Translational Technology & Resources UICentre REDCap UI Biorepository CIRTification UICollaboratory Clinical Research Boot Camp Clinical Research Data Warehouse Pilot Grant Program
Education & Training Opportunities o Educational Programs: Summer Intensive Program Online certificate program Honors College Course (undergraduates) o Degrees: MS CTS Joint Clinical/MS CTS o Seminars: CCTS Distinguished Lecture Series Biomedical Health Informatics Colloquium
o KL2 Scholars o TL1 PECTS Program o Pilot Grants o Just-in-Time Funding Funding Opportunities
Step 1:Click “Request Services” on the site homepage Step 2:Register as a New User Step 3:Enter your project details and select your services. Step 4:Submit! A CCTS representative will contact you to establish your initial consultation. Get Started @ ccts.uic.edu
o For Navigation Services contact Lynn Podraza at PodrazaL@uic.edu, call 312-996-2102 or submit an online service request. o For questions about CCTS services and events, please contact Lauren Walsh at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 312-413-7316. o Join the CCTS Listserv at www.ccts.uic.edu Contact Us