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Facilities, funding and support

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Research Help Desk

Online & In Person

Answers to your questions and access to experts are at your fingertips. Stop by, call, email or log on to contact the CTSI Research Help Desk.

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Resource Finder

At Your Fingertips

An inventory of resources available at URMC and beyond to help you get what you need.

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Online Surveys and Data Collection

Secure web application for building and managing online surveys and databases.

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Clinical Research Center

World Class Expertise & Convenient Space

An optimal setting to conduct safe and controlled clinical studies: inpatient and outpatient, children and adults. Conveniently located for volunteers and researchers.

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Pilot Studies

Seed Funding for Trainees and Faculty

One year of funding to support pilot studies of innovative methods and technologies to accelerate translational research.

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Funding for Super-pilot Studies

Two years of funding for collaborative studies with potential for quantum leaps in therapies, diagnostic techniques, and population or public health programs.

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Regulatory Support

Compliance with Research Regulations

Offering guidance to researchers regarding FDA-regulated processes for research involving experimental drugs and devices as well as pre-clinical studies.

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Recruitment Tool Kit

Reach Your “n”

Work with the CTSI as you design your clinical study to ensure that you reach your recruitment goals.

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Informatics Consultations

Information Intelligence

Collaborators, resources and methods to expand the scope of your research through Informatics.

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Clinical Data for Research

Access and Support

Request access to clinical data from Strong Memorial and Highland Hospitals and get support with clinical data extraction.

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Informatics for Integrating Biology and the Bedside

Self-help query tool for clinical data. Estimate the size of clinical cohorts; create “data marts”.

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i2b2 to REDCap

Efficient Large Scale Data Transfer

Transfer data from eRecord to REDCap electronically. Training required.