Pediatrics / Research / Resources & Tools Resources & Tools Resources for Researchers is a comprehensive list of University of Rochester Medical Center research resources. Golisano Children's Hospital Poster Powerpoint - For use by UR Medicine faculty and staff - accessed via the UR Medicine Intranet The Shared Resource Laboratories provide an extensive spectrum of trained personnel, innovative, leading edge services and instrumentation to all researchers at URMC. Animal Resources / Vivarium provides services and assures the humane care and well-being of animals used in research and teaching. University Committee on Animal Resources – UCAR provides compliance information on animal welfare, policies, regulations, training and more. Clinical and Translation Research Center, Research Navigator Program is a central University Research Help Desk, guiding researchers to relevant resources, collaborators, required regulatory processes. Office for Human Subject Protection works to assure ethical research practices and the protection of human subjects in research. Center for Integrated Research Computing (CIRC) assists the university’s community of researchers in utilizing computational science and computing technology. Goergen Institute for Data Science - Rochester researchers harness the potential of data, transforming knowledge, discovery, and innovation. Health Science Center for Computational Innovation (HSCCI) facilitates access to high-performance computational (HPC) resources for biomedical research, including a combination of hardware, research personnel, and support staff. Pediatric Translational Biospecimen Laboratory supports investigators and their collaborators with clinical sample processing and storage as well as development of SOPs. Department of Pediatrics Histology Service - This service processes, cuts, and stains samples for histological analysis. Contact: Gloria S. Pryhuber, M.D. Department of Pediatrics Biostatistical Support Program is available for qualified projects of Department of Pediatrics trainees and faculty. REDCap is a secure, web-based application for building and managing online surveys and databases. Rochester Center for Health Informatics (RCHI) - Our goal is to make Rochester the healthiest community in the nation by using healthcare data and data science. UR Ventures - We're in the business of moving research discoveries from the laboratory to the world. UR Ventures manages IP and provides funding opportunities to promote the establishment of technologies to be licensed. Virtual Drug Discovery Center (UR VDDC) - We accelerate research on new drug discovery. National Center for Deaf Health Research (NCDHR) is a prevention research center which is part of a national network of researchers, agencies, and members that conduct applied research. Greater Rochester Practice-Based Research Network (GR-PBRN) - This Network brings together primary care clinicians and researchers in a collaborative way to improve patient care and outcomes. Writing Resources Edward G. Miner Library - is a massive academic health sciences library including resources for, publishing and research. We provide answers and expertise to help you work, learn, and achieve success. Writing Services - Scientific writing fundamentals and publication services. Scientific Writing Service - The Research Help Desk connects interested researchers with a URMC scientific writing, editing and consultation service, offered by Constance D. Baldwin, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics. The service is available to help investigators and research trainees write grant proposals, research papers and related documents.