Our consultative services cover the entire translational pathway, from assistance with early translational endeavors arising out of basic sciences, to help with the design and analysis of clinical research, assistance with regulatory compliance and ethical questions and expert consultations with community members on outreach. The Connection Request system is a one stop shop for everything that we have to offer and allows users to submit a request for a service.
Ask the Research Navigator
The ICTR Navigator is here to help direct investigators to the ICTR services they need and advise them on “next steps” in the clinical and translational research enterprise at Johns Hopkins.
Service Request: Biostatistics
All CRU protocols are reviewed by a member of the Biostatistics Core prior to approval, and consultations with a Core biostatistician are strongly encouraged for all investigators who do not already have biostatistical support as part of their funded protocols.
Service Request: Center for Clinical Data Analysis
The Center for Clinical Data Analysis (CCDA) assists researchers with accessing clinical data for research purposes. Services
Service Request: Center for Clinical Trials Study Design
Through the ICTR, Center for Clinical Trials (CCT) faculty members offer a consulting service on questions relating to study design and conduct.
Service Request: Clinical Research Unit (CRU) Online
All investigators must submit an application to a Johns Hopkins Institutional Review Board (IRB) before beginning their ICTR Clinical Research Units (CRUs) application.
Service Request: Community Engagement Program Consult
The Community Engagement Program offers individualized Community Research Advisor Consultations to researchers.
Service Request: Drug and Device Resource Service (DDRS) Consultation
The Project Specific Consultation Service includes a complimentary eight-hour consultation. Additional regulatory support beyond the eight hours can be obtained at an hourly rate of $72.00.
Service Request: OpenSpecimen
OpenSpecimen (formerly caTissue) is a bio-bank management tool used to collect, manage, process, annotate and distribute bio-specimens and associated data to selected users.
Service Request: Participant Recruitment
We provide consultation and coaching on the recruitment and retention of diverse research participants using evidence based and ‘field tested’ methods. Staff offer advice and guidance to help investigators and research staff.
Service Request: Research Coordinator Support
The ICTR Study Coordinator Apprenticeship and Mentoring Program (SCAMP) is a two year internship program that trains inexperienced individuals to become study coordinators.
Service Request: Research Ethics Consult
The goal of the Research Ethics Consultation Service is to help raise awareness of, and to assist investigators in resolving ethical issues throughout the entire research process.
Service Request: Studio Consultation
The ICTR Studio is a multidisciplinary service center that was created to help investigators improve the quality and impact of their translational research.
Service Request: Translational Laboratories
The Translational Laboratory Core is made up of ICTR supported labs that provide coordinated consultative help across several related programs.