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The University of Pittsburgh Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is an integral part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) nationwide network that provides the support necessary to bridge the gap between innovative approaches to research and effective clinical and public health practice and policy.

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About Us

We help synthesize University-wide programs and new initiatives to promote a more comprehensive understanding of the tangible benefits to health practice that can be realized from clinical and translational research. We are innovation leaders who take great pride in the number of successful projects with which we have assisted.


Guides & Tools

A collection of research-focused guides and tools to help with all aspects of the research process.



The latest information about funding announcements, opportunities, support and resources.


Education & Training

Find out about ICRE degree programs, awards, fellowships, and scholarships, in addition to information about seminars and workshops.


Meet Our Team

Our research facilitators and Core divisions offer a wide array of services and specialist knowledge. Together, they can help your research project reach its full potential.

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The Playbooks: Guides to Research Management

Our collection of interactive playbooks matches resources and guidance to the type of research that you are doing. From recruitment and regulatory, the playbooks assist you with the critical stages and activities of your research project.


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Get in contact with CTSI to learn more about research services, guides and tools, funding opportunities, and more.

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News & Events

Pitt+Me Registry Celebrates Milestones! Preview image

The Pitt+Me Registry enrolled its 200,000th participant this month! This large and diverse group of adult and pediatric participants helps Pitt and UP…

March 22, 2019
WPXI Take Five | The All of Us PA Research Program

Watch the WPXI Take Five show featuring Dr. Mylynda Massart. She talks about the importance of the All of Us PA Research Program, what participants ca…

January 14, 2019
Register to Win a Ticket to the Sold Out Tuesday, January 22 Men’s Basketball Game | Pitt vs Duke

Register to Win a Ticket to the Sold Out Tuesday, January 22 Men’s Basketball Game | Pitt vs Duke

January 7, 2019
Innovation Competitions Drive Creativity, Boost Researchers' Projects to the Marketplace

The University's fall competitions awarded more than $600,000 in funding for faculty and student researchers. In addition, mentoring opportunities in…

December 19, 2018
Coordinator Connect Newsletter

In this issue: the fifth annual Pitt Innovation Challenge (PInCh) awards, new NIH funded genome centers, funding opportunities, regulatory updates, a…

November 7, 2018

Participant Recruitment and Engagement

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Pitt+Me Registry, a database of more than 190,000 adult and pediatric participants, is an innovative voluntary database of individuals who have consented to be contacted for potential participation in research studies. The registry’s novel software matches participants with studies for which they may be eligible.