Research Services

The CTSI Service Center provides a range of services and resources to investigators performing translational research across campus.

The CTSI 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

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Holly Morris, RN, MSN, 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

 

Design a Study

Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design

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

Contact

Baiming Zou 352.294.5933 bzou@phhp.ufl.edu

Citizen Scientist Program

Assistance with engaging citizen scientists in research projects.

Contact

Katherine Blackburn 352.294.5989 katherineblackbu@ufl.edu

 

LibGuides for Clinical Research

Tabs for resources, training, IRB, safety and ethics, standards and templates and professional associations.

Contact

Terry Selfe, PhD 352.273.8420 tselfe1@ufl.edu

 

Data Management and Software

Clinical and Translational Science – IT

Design and develop custom applications for research.

Contact

Chris Barnes 352.273.8876 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 352.273.8702 sheila.austin@ufl.edu

Quality Assurance

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

Contact

Corinne Holman 352.273.5133 c.holman@ufl.edu

 

Regulatory Assistance

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

Contact

Tiffany Pineda 352.273.5132 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 352.273.8882 kolbhr@ufl.edu

 

Recruit Participants

Recruitment Center

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

Contact

April Braxton 352.294.5880 abraxton@ufl.edu

HealthStreet

Recruit participants from the community, including underrepresented populations.

Contact

Teina Phillips, MPA 352.273.5468 phillipsteina@ufl.edu

 

Integrated Data Repository

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

Contact

Alex Quinones IRBDataRequest@ahc.ufl.edu

OneFlorida Clinical Research Consortium

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

Contact

TaJuana Chisholm 352.294.5978 onefloridaoperations@health.ufl.edu

 

Trial Innovation Network

Addresses critical roadblocks in clinical research and accelerate the translation of novel interventions into life-saving therapies.

Contact

Holly Morris, MSN, RN, CCRC, CHRC 352.294.5881 hlmorris@ufl.edu

 

Conduct Research

Clinical Research Center

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

Contact

Janet King 352.294.5882 jking1@ufl.edu

Clinical Research Support Services

Clinical research study monitoring services.

Contact

Socorro “Tet” Pata 352.273.5516 spata@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 352.294.4920 sjnixon@ufl.edu

Biorepository

Store biological samples securely in a CAP-certified facility.

Contact

Amer S. Abouhamze 352.273.9498 amer@ufl.edu

 

Human Imaging Core

Use structural and functional MRI services for human subject research.

Contact

Song Lai, PhD 352.294.5597 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 352.392.2690 khankows@ufl.edu

Center for Safety, Simulation & Advanced Learning Technologies

Simulate processes to promote patient safety.

Contact

Samsun Lampotang, PhD 352.294.8148 slampotang@anest.ufl.edu

 

Genotyping Core

Design and perform genetics and pharmacogenetics studies with expert consultation.

Contact

Taimour Langaee, PhD 352.273.6357 langaee@cop.ufl.edu

Southeast Center for Integrated Metabolomics

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

Contact

Alisha Mitchell-Roberts 352.627.9177 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