Research Help

The Research Navigator Program is a central University Research Help Desk. We guide researchers to relevant resources, tools and collaborators, and assist with required regulatory processes. You can find information here on our website, and also request personalized assistance. 

Resources & Services

Web-hosted information and guidance to help you get started on your research project. Click here to learn more about resources and services.


Click to view alphabetical lists of all the resources and services.

Financial Support (Voucher System)

The Voucher System provides CTSI financial assistance to researchers to fund expert consultation services in support of project planning and operation. Click here for more information about the Voucher System.

eRecord for Researchers

The use of the clinical Electronic Health Record can be an integral part of the research process. Click here for information to help research teams use eRecord for research purposes.


Data Access

Data are available from University information systems for use in research. Click here for more information.

Research Subject Recruitment and Retention

Recruitment of volunteer research subjects and retaining them as participants in a clinical study is the foundation of a successful project. Click here for recruitment tools, databases and resources.

Office of Regulatory Support

Support for regulatory requirements, including specific FDA-regulated processes: research involving experimental drugs and devices, as well as preclinical laboratory studies. Learn more about the ORS.

Click here to email the Research Help Desk                    Click here to Request a Consultation


NIH Funding Acknowledgement ** Important ** All publications resulting from the utilization of CTSI resources are required to credit the CTSI grant by including the NIH FUNDING ACKNOWLEDGEMENT and must comply with the NIH Public Access Policy.