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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: Resources for Research

Our collection of interactive playbooks provide guidance on recruitment and regulatory issues, as well as information on using social media to promote research.


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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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CTSI Coordinator Connect Newsletter: Summer 2021 Preview image

Inside you will find information regarding recruitment, retention and engagement tools, funding opportunities, regulatory updates, and more!

August 18, 2021
CTSI Coordinator Connect Newsletter: Spring 2021

Inside you will find information about new budgeting requirements when Pitt is the single IRB of record, a catalogue of services that the University L…

May 19, 2021
Pitt+Me Salutes a Quarter Million Participants!

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at the University of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce that Pitt+Me—a program that links peopl…

May 5, 2021
Pitt’s ACT Network Team Recognized for Publications and Presentations

The ACT Network is committed to adding to the national scientific knowledge base and spreading innovation, a goal which is accomplished with the help…

February 17, 2021
CTSI Coordinator Connect Newsletter: Winter 2021

Inside you will find information about a new training program for research assistants, resources for regulatory guidance, advice regarding using socia…

February 3, 2021

Participant Recruitment and Engagement

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Pitt+Me Registry, a database of more than 200,000 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.