Research Help

Request 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.

Biomedical Informatics

The CTSI Biomedical Informatics Team can help you use data of all kinds to further your research. Read about resources and services here.


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.

Research Methods Forum

The Research Methods Forum will provide an interactive setting for investigators to present new and developing research ideas to multidisciplinary experts in clinical research methods and potential collaborators of all ranks, who will provide recommendations. Click here to learn more about the Research Methods Forum.



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.