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Cores & Services

The Utah CTSI serves as the Mountain West's hub for clinical and translational science. We train the next generation of health scientists and fund innovative translational projects, while our many services enhance the efficiency, effectiveness, generalizability, and reproducibility of clinical and translational research.

The CTSI is funded by the NCATS‘ Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program (UM1TR004409). View Cite & Submit for details.

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Biomedical Informatics Core (BMIC)

  • REDCap
  • OpenSpecimen
  • Twilio
  • Research Data Resources
  • Software Engineering
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Community Collaboration & Engagement Team (CCET)

  • Engagement Sessions 
  • Community Advisory 
  • Boards Interviews 
  • Community Dialogue 


Clinical Research Unit (CRU)

  • Clinical Research Nursing Services
  • Clinical Space
  • Exercise Physiology Suite

Clinical Research Support Office (CRSO)

  • OnCore Training & Support
  • Reg Training & Support
  • Participant Payments Training & Support
  • Monitoring & Quality Assurance
  • IND/IDE Support    

Cellular Translational Research Core (CTRC)

  • Extraction Facility
  • Stem Cell Facility
  • Biorepository
  • Wet Bench Space

Design Studios

  • 90 minute consultations
  • Expert support for research projects, clinical research protocols, grant applications
  • Clinical research protocols 
  • Grant applications

Office for Research Participant Advocacy (ORPA)

  • Recruitment and Retention
  • Translation & Interpretation Services
  • Research Participant Support

Practice Engagement & Translation (PET)

  • Community-Engaged Practice Research 
  • Partnerships with Community Health Centers

Research Ethics Services (RES)

  • Responsible (and Ethical) Conduct of Research
  • Consultations & Support

Study Collaboration & Opportunities Team (SCOT)

  • Trial Innovation Network
  • Local & national recruitment
  • Retention resources
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Translational Research: Implementation, Analysis & Design (TRIAD)

  • Study Design & Biostatistics 
  • Cancer Biostatistics
  • Dissemination & Implementation Science 
  • Health Economics
  • Qualitative Services
  • Survey Design & Measurement
  • Systematic Review