The Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute offers a variety of resources and starting points to help you prepare for your clinical research studies


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Find a Researcher

The Colorado PROFILES search engine and social networking platform for biomedical researchers provides tools to help investigators and students find experts, potential collaborators or mentors.

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Translational Informatics

Translational informatics applies information science to help turn research data into knowledge: it incorporates academic disciplines including artificial intelligence, cognitive science, computer science, information science and social science

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Each year, the CCTSI awards more than $2 million in pilot grants, microgrants and pre-doctoral and post-doctoral research scholar awards

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Clinical Translational Research Center (CTRC)

Supporting research visits in dedicated inpatient and outpatient research facilities as well as limited mobile services to conduct research visits for IRB-approved protocols

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Language for Grant Applications

CCTSI resources and other support details for your grant applications.

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Dissemination and Implementation

The CCTSI Dissemination & Implementation (D&I) Research Core supports innovation, education, and application of D&I science and evidence for the CCTSI community and the broader CTSA consortium.

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Community Engagement

Community Engagement (CE) is critical to increase the reach, effectiveness, adoption, implementation and maintenance of clinical and translational research.

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Early Life Exposures Program

The overall goal of our Early Life Exposures Program (ELEP) is to enable investigators in diverse disciplines and all career stages to train, participate, and excel in research focusing on human health and diseases that have their origins at early stages of life.

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Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD)

Providing statistical collaboration and resources to CCTSI investigators and trainees. We facilitate clinical and translational research through statistical consultation, improved statistical literacy, through seminars and short courses, and advanced tools

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Recruit Participants

Access the many resources necessary for successful recruitment of participants for clinical research studies. Learn how to develop and implement a well-planned strategy.

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Regulatory Knowledge and Support

The Regulatory Knowledge and Support Core of the CCTSI in collaboration with the Clinical Research Support Center (CRSC) provides a support structure to deal with the complexities of research regulatory compliance.

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Trial Innovation Network (TIN)

The Trial Innovation Network (TIN) is a new collaborative initiative within the CTSA Program and is composed of three key organizational partners – the CTSA Program Hubs, the Trial Innovation Centers (TICs) and the Recruitment Innovation Center (RIC).

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Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB)

DSMBs are made up of multidisciplinary members knowledgeable in the conduct of research, including backgrounds in biostatistics, clinical trial methodology, bioethics and relevant medical and scientific specialties.

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Protocol Submission

The Research Submission Portal process will ensure that your human subject research is ready for IRB submission.

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Research Ethics

This free consultative service is sponsored by the CCTSI and is available to all biomedical and behavioral researchers at CU Anschutz, as well as its institutional partners and clinical affiliates, who seek advice about ethically complex aspects of their research.

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