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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.


I Need Help

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

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COVID-19 Grant Awardees: Where Are They Now? Preview image

In April 2020, CTSI awarded $900K to 17 different projects that addressed various aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic, from studying the antibody respons…

July 6, 2022
Coordinator Connect: Spring 2022

In this issue you will find information regarding free participant brochures, avoiding fraudulent responses in survey research, increasing the impact…

May 18, 2022
Coordinator Connect Newsletter: Winter 2022

In this issue you will find information about an upcoming presentation on pain management and health disparities, accessing data sharing tools from th…

March 2, 2022
Coordinator Connect Newsletter: Fall 2021

Inside you will find information about ethics training for community partners, funding opportunities, regulatory updates, and more!

November 17, 2021
Cohort Identification and Participant Recruitment

The School of Medicine Clinical and Translational Resources task force wants your proposals for projects that will develop innovative and sustainable…

September 30, 2021

Upcoming Events

CTSI has no events scheduled at this time. Please follow us on Twitter for up-to-date information on programs, funding opportunities, and more.

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.