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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

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The following projects are invited to participate in Round Two of PInCh 2019.

May 20, 2019
The Pain Research Challenge 2019 Award Winners

Congratulations to the Pain Research Challenge 2019 Award Winners! Three projects received $50,000 to support their project.

May 16, 2019
Coordinator Connect Newsletter (Issue 7, Spring 2019)

In this issue: the Products of Pittsburgh podcast, the Pepper Center participant registries, funding opportunities, CTSI updates, regulatory updates,…

May 15, 2019
StartUp Science: Phil Brooks

From a research scientist to CFO, COO, and CEO, Phil Brooks has experience in all facets of business. Today, Phil uses his technical knowledge and ran…

April 30, 2019
Seed Grant Program: Call for Letters of Intent

This joint FY2019 Aging Institute and Hillman Cancer Center Seed Grant program seeks to fund team-based, transdisciplinary, basic, translational or cl…

April 24, 2019

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.