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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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News & Events

CTSI Coordinator Connect Newsletter: Fall 2020 Preview image

Inside you will find information about the Pitt Innovation Challenge (PInCh) awards, engaging stakeholders in research projects, educational and fundi…

November 25, 2020
CTSI's Virtual Coffee Break Series Premiere

Grab a steaming cup of joe for CTSI’s new Virtual Coffee Break series! In the premiere episode, Dr. Mylynda Massart, and a special guest, discuss the…

October 7, 2020
CTSI Resources Contribute to a Different Type of COVID Study

Find out how the University of Pittsburgh's CTSI utilized existing resources to support a serosurvey focused on collecting critical information about…

August 31, 2020
CTSI Coordinator Connect Newsletter: Summer 2020

Inside you will find information about a National Institutes of Health initiative to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, educational and funding opportuniti…

August 26, 2020
Aphasia Games for Health in Development

Aphasia Games for Health, a 2019 PInCh awardee, is developing aphasia treatment games that can improve language outcomes and fight social isolation.

August 11, 2020

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.