Research Services

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.

Primary Contacts

Holly Morris, RN, BSN, CCRC, CHRC

CTSI Director of Research Services
hlmorris@ufl.edu
352.294.5881

Bob Kolb, RN, BS, CCRC

CTSI Research Project Navigator
kolbhr@ufl.edu
352.273.8882

 


Explore Our Services

 

Design a Study


Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design

Design a study, determine appropriate sample size and perform statistical analysis.

Contact

Matthew Robinson
matthewarobinson@ufl.edu

Citizen Scientist Program

Assistance with engaging citizen scientists in research projects.

Contact

Damian Alderman

celxius@ufl.edu

 

Data Management and Software


Clinical and Translational Science – IT

Design and develop custom applications for research.

Contact

Chris Barnes
cpb@ufl.edu

REDCap

Capture data with this secure, web-based application.

Contact

ctsi-redcap-support-l@lists.ufl.edu

 

Navigate


IND, IDE Assistance

Receive guidance on IND, IDE application and reporting requirements.

Contact

Sheila Austin, MS, CIP
sheila.austin@ufl.edu

Quality Assurance

Consultation, auditing, SOP development, batch releases and training to ensure GCP, GLP and GMP.

Contact

Corinne Holman
c.holman@ufl.edu

 

Regulatory Assistance

Receive guidance on regulatory submissions, informed consent, IRB submissions and ClinicalTrials.gov registration and compliance.

Contact

Tiffany Pineda
tiffany.danielle@ufl.edu

Research Participant Advocate, Ethics Consultation

Consult an expert on clinical trials and Data Safety Monitoring Boards.

Contact

H. Robert Kolb, RN, BS, CCRC
kolbhr@ufl.edu

 

Recruit Participants


Recruitment Center

Assistance with developing recruitment strategies, creating recruitment materials and evaluating recruitment methods.

Contact

Lauren Light
laurenmlight@ufl.edu

HealthStreet

Recruit participants from the community, including underrepresented populations.

Contact

Vicki Piazza
vpiazza@ufl.edu

 

Integrated Data Repository

Access clinical data for cohort identification and recruiting, and to answer research questions.

Contact

Paul Nickerson
nickep@shands.ufl.edu

OneFlorida Clinical Research Consortium

Implement grant-funded research in real-world settings throughout the state.

Contact

state.onefloridaoperations@health.ufl.edu

 

Conduct Research


Clinical Research Center

Facilities for outpatient and inpatient research including nursing, dietary and lab support.

Contact

Janet King
jking1@ufl.edu

Biobehavioral Core

Consult with experts on applying human-validated assessment measures of behavioral concomitants of disease or therapeutic interventions.

Contact

Sara Jo Nixon, PhD
sjnixon@ufl.edu

 

Biorepository

Store biological samples securely in a CAP-certified facility.

Contact

Amer S. Abouhamze
amer@ufl.edu

Human Imaging Core

Use structural and functional MRI services for human subject research.

Contact

Song Lai, PhD
songlai@ufl.edu

 

Translational Technologies

Center for Cellular Reprogramming

Receive training and services for induced Pluripotent Stem Cell (iPSC) derivation and related reprogramming technologies.

Contact

Katherine Santostefano
hankows@pathology.ufl.edu

Center for Safety, Simulation & Advanced
Learning Technologies

Simulate processes to promote patient safety.

Contact

Samsun Lampotang, PhD
slampotang@anest.ufl.edu

 

Genotyping Core

Design and perform genetics and pharmacogenetics studies with expert consultation.

Contact

Taimour Langaee, PhD
langaee@cop.ufl.edu

Southeast Center for Integrated Metabolomics

Use metabolomics services, including mass spectrometry, nuclear magnetic resonance and bioinformatics.

Contact

Alisha Mitchell-Roberts
info@secim.ufl.edu

 

Translational Drug Development Core

Receive assistance in moving your compound from the lab toward clinical trials.

Contact

Christopher R. McCurdy, PhD, FAAPS
cmccurdy@cop.ufl.edu