The UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute’s Service Center provides a range of services and resources to investigators performing translational research across campus.
The Service Center’s programs, resources and core facilities can assist you in:
Not sure where to start? Research navigators can help direct your team to the right resources. Please see the table below for a list of CTSI services and contacts.
Initial consultations for all services are offered at no cost. If a study requires special or extended involvement of staff, cost may be assessed. We will discuss all available options at the first consultation.
Please contact any of the CTSI services listed below as early in the process as possible, even before you have submitted a grant proposal.
Holly Morris, RN, BSN, CCRC, CHRC
CTSI Director of Research Services
Bob Kolb, RN, BS, CCRC
CTSI Research Project Navigator
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Design a Study
Design a study, determine appropriate sample size and perform statistical analysis.
Assistance with engaging citizen scientists in research projects.
Data Management and Software
Design and develop custom applications for research.
Capture data with this secure, web-based application.
Receive guidance on IND, IDE application and reporting requirements.
Sheila Austin, MS, CIP
Consultation, auditing, SOP development, batch releases and training to ensure GCP, GLP and GMP.
Receive guidance on regulatory submissions, informed consent, IRB submissions and ClinicalTrials.gov registration and compliance.
Consult an expert on clinical trials and Data Safety Monitoring Boards.
H. Robert Kolb, RN, BS, CCRC
Assistance with developing recruitment strategies, creating recruitment materials and evaluating recruitment methods.
Recruit participants from the community, including underrepresented populations.
Access clinical data for cohort identification and recruiting, and to answer research questions.
Implement grant-funded research in real-world settings throughout the state.
Facilities for outpatient and inpatient research including nursing, dietary and lab support.
Consult with experts on applying human-validated assessment measures of behavioral concomitants of disease or therapeutic interventions.
Sara Jo Nixon, PhD
Store biological samples securely in a CAP-certified facility.
Amer S. Abouhamze
Use structural and functional MRI services for human subject research.
Song Lai, PhD
Receive training and services for induced Pluripotent Stem Cell (iPSC) derivation and related reprogramming technologies.
Simulate processes to promote patient safety.
Samsun Lampotang, PhD
Design and perform genetics and pharmacogenetics studies with expert consultation.
Taimour Langaee, PhD
Use metabolomics services, including mass spectrometry, nuclear magnetic resonance and bioinformatics.