Service Requests

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.

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. If you’re not sure ...

Submit Request & Join Our Listserv 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 ...

The Center for Clinical Data Analysis (CCDA) assists researchers with accessing clinical data for research purposes. Services include: Preliminary, anonymous data for feasibility, grant applications and statistical sample-size estimates IRB-approved case-finding–for study enrollment (mailings, phone ...

Through the ICTR, Center for Clinical Trials (CCT) faculty members offer a consulting service on questions relating to study design and conduct. Housed in the Department of Epidemiology in the Bloomberg School of Public Health, the interschool ...

All investigators must submit an application to a Johns Hopkins Institutional Review Board (IRB) before beginning their ICTR Clinical Research Units (CRUs) application. There are two ways to submit an application to the ICTR Clinical Research ...

The Community Engagement Program offers individualized Community Research Advisor Consultations to researchers seeking: Community and patient input on research proposal design Assistance identifying potential community partners Guidance on survey design and administration All consultations are delivered ...

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. What is a “project”? A project is a single IND or ...

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.  At Johns Hopkins, OpenSpecimen is currently being used in Gastroenterology, Cardiology and ...

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 identify and address ...

The ICTR Study Coordinator Apprenticeship and Mentoring Program (SCAMP) is a two year internship program that trains inexperienced individuals to become study coordinators. This unique program consists of several components: an educational component, a resource ...

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.  Consults may be requested for ethical issues arising ...

The ICTR Studio is a multidisciplinary service center that was created to help investigators improve the quality and impact of their translational research. Serving the entire Johns Hopkins University medical research community, it operates across ...

The Translational Laboratory Core is made up of ICTR supported labs that provide coordinated consultative help across several related programs, all focused on the foundational components required to effectively translate new drugs, biologics, vaccines, devices, ...