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Researcher Resources

Design Study

What should I do in the Study Design stage?

  1. Explore Funding Opportunities
  2. Find a Collaborator
  3. Seek Study Design Assistance
  4. Look into Available Resources
  5. Learn about Regulatory Requirements

For detailed information, open the color-coded items below this key.

CTSI users receiving services are required to:
  • Cite the CTSI grant UL1TR001881 in CTSI-supported research.
  • Complete periodic CTSI surveys

GUIDANCE - Consult with a Study Facilitator

CTSI provides Research Facilitators who connect investigators to the resources needed at any stage of the clinical research process.

    Contact your site Research Facilitator

Funding Opportunities

UCLA CTSI Pilot Grants

UCLA CTSI provides pilot funding to support clinical and translational research in a number of areas, with opportunities to apply year round. Pilot grants are administered by UCLA CTSI under the guidance of the CTSI Pilot and Collaborative Translational and Clinical Science Program.

CTSI Funding Ppportunities

Pediatric Funding Opportunities

Other Resources for Funding Opportunities

Special Considerations When Applying

When reading any request for applications (RFAs), check to see if you must meet any of the following requirements:
  • letter of intent
  • space requirements
  • match requirements
  • approval for curricular changes
  • institutional sign-off (institutional approval varies depending on if the sign-off is needed for federal, state, foundational, non-profits or industry)

Identify Co-investigators & Collaborators

Use the CTSI Directory to explore profiles and publications of UCLA CTSI faculty and postdocs. Use the directory to search and find subject-matter experts, people with similar interests and more.

Community Partnerships

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The CTSI Community Engagement and Research Program (CERP) helps investigators identify possible community collaborators.

  • Assistance with recruitment and data collection
  • Community outreach assistance from multilingual staff members
  • Identify funding for community-partnered research projects
  • Grant preparation
  • Networking opportunities for community and academic investigators
  • Support for analysis of community-partner data
  • Trainings, symposia and workshops to deepen and promote academic-community collaborations

Identify a Patient Cohort for Research

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Obtaining Counts Preparatory for Research

The CTSI Biomedical Informatics Program (BIP) provides investigators with services for cohort finding and accessing Electronic Health Record data. Click here to see how to obtain counts preparatory for research.

To see all services available regarding clinical data requests, click here.

    Request an Ethics Consultation

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    The CTSI Regulatory Support and Research Ethics (Regulatory) program assists investigators with regulatory issues related to conducting responsible research.

    • Good clinical practices
    • One-on-one ethics consultations
    • Responsible conduct of research courses

    Research Data Management Best Practices (consultation)

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    The CTSI Biostatistics Program will review options for research data management. The consultant will:

    • discuss the tradeoffs of various approaches, including REDCap, UCLA SI Stat, UCLA Pepper Center and commercial software
    • summarize research data management best practices
    • review project file sharing options

    HIPAA, Privacy & Security Requirements

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    • Contact your HIPAA compliance office

    The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) – Each person at the CTSI partner sites must be aware of the obligations imposed by HIPAA and the Privacy and Security Rules. See below for each site’s policy and training information.

    UCLA

    HIPAA Training (Required)
    The HIPAA Research training is a module of the Protecting Human Research Subjects online training site. The site, accessible here, requires registration and login.

    California Privacy Laws (Effective 1/1/09)

    Clinical Informatics — Information & Consultations

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    CTSI Biomedical Informatics Program (BIP) provides a variety of services to facilitate clinical and translational research:

    • access to clinical data for research
    • research data management solutions
    • data compliance
    • develop a budget for informatics support

    The Translational Pathology Core Laboratory (TPCL) offers biospecimen data management.

    Biostatistics — Information & Consultations

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    The CTSI Biostatistics Program offers a free one-hour consultation for help with all aspects of study design, including biostatistics and data collection.

    Drop-in Consultations

    UCLA:
    Every Wednesday
    , 12pm-1pm,
    Life Sciences Bldg, Room 5229
    Every Friday, 3pm-5pm,
    911 Broxton building, 3rd floor
    - See flier for services.

    LA Biomed-Harbor:
    By arrangement with Dr. Youngju Pak
    Contact: ypak@labiomed.org
    Website:research.labiomed.org/biostat
    Phone : 310-222-1874, fax: 310-533-1874
    Office: LA BioMed/Harbor-UCLA, RB-1, Rm. 248

    Biostatistical Collaboration

    • Data analysis consultation
    • Epidemiological expertise
    • Survey research and practice
    • Survival analysis and adaptive clinical trials
    • Clinical-data-management consulting
    • Community-based studies methodology

    Computational Biology

    • Microarray data analysis
    • Sequencing analysis (mRNA, miRNA, DNA, Methylation)
    • Proteomics (Mass-spec, Luminex)

    Grant Preparation

    • Study design and power analysis
    • Data analysis protocols
    • Career development (K series) applications

    Omics Data Analysis

    • High-throughput sequencing data analysis (mRNA, DNA, methylation)
    • Microarray data analysis
    • Proteomics (mass-spec, Lumenix)

    CTRCs — Clinical and Translational Research Centers

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    The CTSI Clinical and Translational Research Centers (CTRCs) provides resources to faculty conducting research at the CTSI partner sites (Cedar-Sinai Medical Center, Charles R. Drew University, Harbor-UCLA at LA BioMed and UCLA).

    Facilities and services include:

    • Clinic Space
    • Research Nursing Services
    • Budget and Billing Assistance
    • Dietary Services
    • Specialized Services at individual sites

    To learn more about the CTRCs at each site, click on the below site information.

    Shared Research Cores

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    The Center for Translational Technologies provides consulting and funding to researchers who need access to core facilities at UCLA CTSI institutions.

    Research core consults include:

    • one-on-one consultations for core voucher applications
    • referrals to research core resources
    • assistance in the development of new technologies into core services

    Research Data Management Tools

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    • Attend a free Drop-In Consultation
      • UCLA: every Wednesday, 12pm-1pm
        and every Friday, 3pm-5pm
        16-111 Center for Health Sciences
        & 911 Broxton building, 3rd floor
        - See flier for services.
      • LA Biomed-Harbor: every Wednesday, 10am-12pm
        CTSI Office, 5th floor, Room 5L2
        - See flier for services.

    UCLA CTSI offers a number of data capture platforms to facilitate clinical research, all of which are recommended over the more traditional choices of Excel, Filemaker Pro and Access, since all three satisfy the HIPAA Privacy Rule requirements.

    • REDCap – is a self-service system where the researcher defines the database fields either in a spreadsheet or with the help of user-friendly web tools; once the database fields have been finalized, you can start entering data immediately. UCLA CTSI offers complementary support during the process of defining and refining your database. There is no annual maintenance fee, thanks in part to funding from the CTSI.
    • Omics Data Analysis – offers high-throughput sequencing data analysis (mRNA, DNA, methylation), microarray data analysis and proteomics (mass-spec, Lumenix).
    • Pepper Center – has a data management core which provides OAIC junior faculty with data collection and data management services including pilot projects and research projects undertaken as part of OAIC junior faculty career development awards. Data collection and data management services available include consulting and advising investigators on data collection tools, developing and maintaining tracking systems to monitor subject recruitment and scheduling of data collection activity, data entry, verification, and data cleaning services, and providing data documentation for all project databases.
    • SIStat – is a team of expert biostatisticians, methodologists and research support staff. The core fosters research productivity and quality by helping faculty design sound research projects, obtain independent funding, and analyze data correctly. Grant development services such as design and statistical consultation, power analysis, and analyses of pilot data are available to Semel Institute faculty without charge. Consulting and data analysis services are free for unfunded Semel Institute students, residents and new faculty members. SIStat offers ongoing fee-based services to extramurally funded projects. Continuing core services to funded projects and programs are negotiated on a case by case basis.
    • Commercial products are also available, such as Stride-DM, Stride Secure Workbench, Medrio (frequently used in drug trials), or Oracle Axis.

    Schedule a consultation with the CTSI Biostatistical Program to learn more about these options. Biostats offers a free one-hour consultation for help with all aspects of study design, including biostatistics and data collection.

    Request a Letter of Support

    How to Request a Letter of Support

    The CTSI request system has an online letter-building tool which allows investigators to upload their own drafts and add pre-populated language describing the CTSI and its program areas. To access the tool, sign in the service request system. Select "letter of support" from the menu.

    Proposal types for which the CTSI can provide Letters of Support include but are not limited to:

    • Research Proposals
    • Training Grants
    • Conferences

    Letters of support are subject to review, editing and approval and will typically be signed by the Director of the CTSI (Steven M. Dubinett, MD, Senior Associate Dean for Translational Research, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research). Letters can also be requested from specific CTSI program areas and are subject to the same review process.

    Requests for letters of support should be submitted at least two weeks prior to the preferred grant submission date.

    For any questions concerning this process, please contact Deborah Herman (dkherman@mednet.ucla.edu).

    IRB Approval

    Before your study begins, you must have IRB approval. Below are the CTSI partner site IRB submission tools.

    Cedars-Sinai – click here to go to the Cedars-Sinai Webridge IRB system. For more information, contact:

    • Office of Research Compliance and Quality Improvement
    • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    • 8383 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 742
    • Beverly Hills, CA 90211
    • Phone: (310) 423-3783
    • Email: irb@cshs.org

    Charles R. Drew University – Click here for more information on the IRB for Charles R. Drew University. If you have any questions regarding the IRB functions and review process, contact:

    • Office for the Protection of Human Subjects
    • Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
    • 1731 East 120th Street, Building F
    • Los Angeles, CA 90059
    • Phone: (323) 563-5990
    • Email: irb@cdrewu.edu

    • Junko Nishitani, CDU IRB Director
    • junkonishitani@cdrewu.edu
    • (323) 563-5990

    LA BioMed at Harbor-UCLA – Click here to go to the iRIS IRB System. You will need to log-in. For more information, contact:

    • Office of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs
    • Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute
    • at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
    • 1124 West Carson St
    • Torrance, CA 90502
    • Phone: (310) 222-3624
    • View LA BioMed's Project Set-up Directions and Project Set-up Flowchart.

    UCLA – The online Institutional Review Board application system, webIRB, is available to all UCLA Investigators and Study Staff. For questions or assistance, contact:

    IACUC Approval

    Before your study involving animals begins, you must have IRB approval. Below are the CTSI partner site IRB submission tools.

    Cedars-Sinai - iacuc@cshs.org, or call (310) 423-2141 or (310) 423-3783. (For Cedars investigators, go to the Cedars Intranet link here.

    LA BioMed at Harbor-UCLA – Animal research must be approved by the LA BioMed IACUC. For more information, contact:

    UCLA – IACUC approval must be obtained through the Chancellor's Animal Research Committee which works with The Office of Animal Research Oversight to provide administrative oversight. For questions or assistance, contact:

    • Office of Animal Research Oversight (OARO)
    • Email: oaro@research.ucla.edu
    • Phone: (310) 206-6308
    • Guides and training information can be found here.

    IRB Reliance Review

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    The IRB Reliance Review allows for a single reviewing IRB to review and approve a study that will be conducted at two or more of the partnering institutions.

    Research studies that may take advantage of this process include both 1) minimal risk studies that qualify for expedited review and 2) studies that require review during a convened IRB meeting. Studies exempt from IRB review are not appropriate for the Reliance IRB Review process.

    Protocols should be collaborations between or among any of the four institutions and involve:

    1. obtaining and analyzing personally identifiable data or samples from any of the partnering Institutions, or
    2. obtaining de-identified samples for research overseen by the FDA.

    The Lead PI is responsible for submitting the new study application, amendments, continuing review reports, and post-approval reportable events to the Reviewing IRB. The other investigators will request that his/her local IRB rely on the review and approval of the Reviewing IRB.

    A Reviewing IRB Decision Tree has been created to assist with decisions regarding which IRB should serve as the Reviewing IRB. Note that this determination will ultimately be made with concurrence from IRB administrators at each of the participating institutions and not solely by the investigators.

    Instructions for requesting a single IRB Reliance Review for multi-institutional collaborative research can be found in the document entitled CTSI IRB Protocol Submission and Review Procedures. In general, the request starts with the submission of a completed CTSI Protocol Registration (CPR) Notice by the Lead PI to the Reviewing IRB.

    This process does not apply to ancillary committees. When applicable, approval from such committees as the Cancer Center Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee, Conflict of Interest Committee, Radiation Safety Committee, Institutional Biosafety Committee and Privacy Board will still be required by each institution.

    Regulatory & Compliance — Support Services, Resources and Quick Links

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    The Regulatory Knowledge and Support, and Ethics Program services include:

    Post-Approval Regulatory Oversight (PARO)

    Data and Safety Monitoring

    • Develop and review data and safety monitoring plans
    • Review data and safety monitoring reports
    • Adverse event and incident reporting

    Quality Assurance

    • Review data collection forms
    • Monitor studies

    Regulatory Requirements

    • Continuing regulatory review and approval
    • Conflicts of interest
    • Clinical trial registration
    • Progress reports

    QuickLinks

    FDA Submissions – Devices (IDE)

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration website provides information for regulated industry on determining how to comply with the federal laws and regulations governing medical devices.

    Download Sample (IDE)

    See their Device Advice: Device Regulation and Guidance page for the following information and more:

    • Overview of Medical Device Regulation
    • Compliance Activities (Medical Devices)
    • Post-market Requirements
    • Standards

    FDA Submissions – Drugs & Biologics (IND)

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration website provides information for the Investigational New Drug (IND) Application. The site includes information and resources including:

    • Pre-IND Consultation Program
    • Guidance Documents for INDs
    • Laws, Regulations, Policies and Procedures
    • Emergency Use of an Investigational Drug or Biologic
    • Related Resources, including Applications

    Required Training for Clinical Research

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    • Questions?

    Education, required training and professional growth opportunities are available to the clinical research communities at the CTSI partner sites.

    REQUIRED TRAINING

    UCLA

    • Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)* (Required)
      Required human subjects training for all key personnel who work on research projects (all investigators and other study personnel, including all persons who are responsible for the design, conduct, data analysis or reporting). More
    • Laboratory Safety Fundamental Concepts (Required)
      Everyone in the UCLA community is required to take some safety training. To clarify what safety training is necessary for each job function, Environmental Health and Safety developed the Training Requirements online tool, including the Lab Safety Training Matrix, for determining what safety training UCLA employees and students needs to take. More »
    • HIPAA Training (Required)
      The HIPAA Research training is a module of the Protecting Human Research Subjects online training site. The site, accessible here, requires registration and login. For questions, contact the Office of Compliance Services.

    Recommended Training for Clinical Research

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    • Questions?

    UCLA

    • webIRB Training
      webIRB is an online application used at UCLA to submit, review, and appro ve research (human subjects; stem cells; animal subjects; and biosafety). More »
    • webIRB Education Program
      Basic and Advanced didactic training for webIRB users. More »
    • GCP Training through Office of the Human Research Protection Program
      If you are new to research or just need a refresher course, Good Clinical Practice (GCP) offerings are available through OHRPP. More »
    • Clinical Research Billing
      Clinical Research and Clinical Trial activity at UCLA involves coordination of many areas and departments within the Medical Sciences enterprise and on the UCLA campus. The Office of Compliance Services created resources for the research community as it relates to conducting research in a responsible manner and in compliance with the applicable federal and state laws and regulations. More »

    Education/Workshops

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    • Questions?

    • CTSI Training Program in Translational Science
      Provide clinicians and fellows with the necessary training to become successful patient-oriented investigators who can bridge molecular medicine and clinical research. The program has undergone extraordinary growth since its founding in 2000 to support the development and enhancement of core courses and in-depth training necessary for mastery of the fundamental skills, methodologies, theories, and conceptualizations of translational clinical investigation. More »
    • CTSI Responsible Conduct of Research Courses
      This course provides a thorough background in the ethical issues in research with emphasis on research involving humans. Discussion of current issues in responsible conduct of clinical research, including reporting of research, basis for authorship, issues in genetic research, principles and practice of research on humans, conflicts of interest, Institutional Review Board (IRB), and related topics. More »
    • Find a Workshop
      View upcoming educational workshops offered by CTSI and affiliates. More »
    • Workshop archive
      View past CTSI-supported workshops. More »

    Other Training Resources

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    • Questions?

    UCLA

    • CareConnect training – UCLA Electronic Health Record Program
      Training is required for all UCLA Hospital and Clinics physicians and medical personnel who need access to Hospital Medical Records. Training is completed online. The specific courses that you are required to complete are dependent on your specialty, sub-specialty and scope of clinical practice. More »
    • Biomedical Library
      The Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library supports clinical and research clientele on a variety of topics. Unless otherwise noted, sessions are open; no advance registration is required. More »
    • Tech Training
      The Office of Information Technology (OIT) at UCLA provides technology courses. See the ITS website for training options in the classroom and online. More »
    • STAR Program
      The Specialty Training and Advanced Research (STAR) Program at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is a unique program designed for optimal training of physician-scientists. The program offers the opportunity to combine clinical fellowship or residency training with formal, advanced research training. More »
    • UCLA Clinical Trials Administration Office
      The Clinical Trials Administration Office provides the latest news and clinical trials information for the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and other departments. More »
    • Office of Intellectual Property and Industry Sponsored Research
      Pre- and post-award administration of sponsored projects to the University. More »

    Professional Development

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    • Questions?

    PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

    UCLA

    • Learning and Development
      Information and awareness of resources for courses, programs, and conferences useful to any staff member for professional development. More »
    • Management Development Programs
      Campus Human Resources, Training and Development provides several programs that enable faculty to build and develop leadership skills. More »
    • Organizational Development (OD) Services
      Organizational Development services assist managers and department heads in designing and implementing solutions to organizational and business needs. Consultation service includes assessment and intervention strategies to improve teamwork and increase productivity. More »
    • Professional Development for Postdocs & Grad Students
      The website is a central location where UCLA GraduateStudents and Postdoctoral Scholars can find upcoming professional and career development events, resources, and opportunities across the campus. We encourage you to add the page to your department/organization’s list of professional development resources and share with your constituencies via newsletter/email. More »

    OTHER RESOURCES

    • ACRP
      ACRP is the primary resource for clinical research professionals in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, and those in hospital, academic medical centers and physician office settings. More »
    • UC Berkeley Extension
      UC Berkeley Extension offers a Certificate Program in Clinical Research Conduct and Management which enables you to master practical aspects of clinical trial conduct and management, including clinical trial phases and design, planning, implementation, data analysis, regulatory and procedural guidelines, and ethical considerations. More »
    • UC Santa Cruz Extension
      The UCSC Extension Certificate in Clinical Trials Design and Management is designed to help professionals gain a solid understanding of the entire clinical trials process, as well as a foundation in the scientific principles, regulations, and ethics that are vitally important to the conduct of clinical research. More »
    • UC San Diego Extension
      Since its inception in 1997, with the help of a highly-qualified and prestigious advisory board & instructors who are cutting-edge industry professionals, UC San Diego Extension’s Professional Certificate in Clinical Trial & Design Management trains professionals at all levels in this vibrant and stimulating field. Students are able to customize their program by choosing an emphasis of study through a grouping of “topics” for a mastery of skills in diverse clinical trial areas. More »
      The UCSD Extension Specialized Certificate in Clinical Trials Administration is modeled on the top-rated UCSD Extension Professional Certificate in Clinical Trials Design and Management, the premier 200+ hour series of courses. The Intensive program consists of more than 100 hours of instruction through two sections, combining classroom instruction as a cohort and distance learning courses to be completed at your place of residence. More
    • San Francisco State University Extension
      Through the Clinical Trial Design and Management Certificate Program students may complete a full certificate or simply take those courses which advance their own professional goals. The program is designed to be flexible for working adults by offering evening or weekend courses. More »
    • Society of Clinical Research Associates
      SOCRA is a non-profit, charitable and educational membership organization committed to providing education, certification, and networking opportunities to all persons involved in clinical research activities. SOCRA, the premier educational organization for oncology site coordinators, has now emerged as a leading educational organization for clinical researchers in all therapeutic areas, supporting industry, government and academia. More »

    HIPAA Training

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    The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) – Each person at the CTSI partner sites must be aware of the obligations imposed by HIPAA and the Privacy and Security Rules. See below for each site’s policy and training information.

    UCLA

    HIPAA Training (Required)
    The HIPAA Research training is a module of the Protecting Human Research Subjects online training site. The site, accessible here, requires registration and login.

    Assistance with Proposals

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    CTSI Rapid Response Team provides grant proposal management software and assists investigators with brainstorming sessions. RRT also facilitates large team science proposals by supplying administrative support to collect supporting documents such as biosketches, letters of support and resources and facilities boilerplates.

    Boilerplate Text for Grant Proposals

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    Boilerplate text describing CTSI partner site institutions, programs, data repositories and more are available for use in your grant proposals.

    Boilerplate text is available for the following categories:

    • CTSI and partner institutions
    • CTSI program areas
    • Clinical and Translational Research Centers
    • Research Cores
    • Regulatory
    • UCLA schools, departments, institutes and centers
    • UCLA hospitals and health system
    • Incubators, licensing and entrepreneurship
    • Research Data Repositories

    Budgeting & Billing

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    • More information
    • Contact the UCLA Office of Compliance Services, 310-794-6763

    See the below resources to get more information on how to approach budgeting and billing on clinical research projects.

    UCLA

    Clinical Research and Clinical Trial activity at UCLA involves coordination of many areas and departments within the Medical Sciences enterprise and on the UCLA campus. The Office of Compliance Services created resources for the research community as it relates to conducting research in a responsible manner and in compliance with the applicable federal and state laws and regulations.

    Good Clinical Practice

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    Good Clinical Practice (GCP) is an international ethical and scientific quality standard, published by the International Conference on Harmonization (ICH), an international body that defines standards, which governments can transpose into regulations for clinical trials involving human subjects.

    Good Clinical Practice guidelines include the protection of human rights, safety and welfare during clinical trials. They also assure clinical data integrity.

    Good Clinical Practice guidelines include standards on how clinical trials should be conducted; and define the roles and responsibilities of clinical trial sponsors, clinical research investigators and monitors.

    Useful Links

    Education and Training

    CTSI Courses

    • UCLA CTRC (Clinical and Translational Research Center) Research Networking Seminars
      The CTRC is offering monthly informal clinical research networking seminars to bring together faculty and staff, hear invited experts speak, discuss topics of current interest, and exchange best practices/solutions to common clinical research challenges. All members of the clinical research community are welcome and invited to attend. If you are interested in attending these monthly sessions (4th Thursday), please contact Dr. Laurie Shaker-Irwin lshakerirwin@mednet.ucla.edu to receive further information and to be placed on the e-mail list. View the CTSI Events calendar for details and topics.
    • Responsible Conduct of Research Courses
      This course provides a thorough background in the ethical issues in research with emphasis on research involving humans. Discussion of current issues in responsible conduct of clinical research, including reporting of research, basis for authorship, issues in genetic research, principles and practice of research on humans, conflicts of interest, Institutional Review Board (IRB), and related topics. More »

    UCLA

    • Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)
      Required human subjects training for all key personnel who work on research projects (all investigators and other study personnel, including all persons who are responsible for the design, conduct, data analysis or reporting). More »
    • GCP Training through Office of the Human Research Protection Program
      If you are new to research or just need a refresher course, Good Clinical Practice (GCP) offerings are available through OHRPP. More »

    Other Resources

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    Shared Research Cores

    The CTSI Center for Translational Technologies (CTT) aims to enable and enhance translational research by connecting CTSI investigators to core resources. Information about Translational Technology resources (TTRs) can be accessed by browsing the above link by campus location or functional category, or by searching TTR descriptions.

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    AXIS Research Education & Training at Charles R. Drew University

    The AXIS (Accelerating eXcellence In translational Science) at Charles R. Drew University offers investigators the below consulting services.

    Manuscript Preparation, Review and Career Development

    Thomas Yoshikawa, MD
    AXIS Research Education and Training Lead
    Building N, Room 4
    Ph: (323) 357-3680
    Email: thomasyoshikawa@cdrewu.edu
    Office Hours: Wednesdays 6:15 am - 10:00 am and Thursdays 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    Available by phone at (310) 948-1040 on Saturdays from 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm

    Grant Development and Review

    Baqar Husaini, PhD
    Senior Consultant
    Dr. Husaini will lend his expertise and knowledge to developing successful grant concepts and proposals, especially in light of appropriate funding mechanisms and agencies.
    Ph: (323)-563-5892
    Email: baqarhusaini@cdrewu.edu
    Office Hours: Thursdays 11:00 am – 2:00 pm and by appointment

    Ronald Andersen, PhD
    Co-Leader of the Evaluation, CTSI
    Dr. Andersen will review research designs and suggest models upon which to base your paper and project. He can help develop answerable research questions and appropriate designs, as well as cost-effectiveness program analysis, evaluations, sampling, measurement and data collection, data analysis, and how to use these for program or policy decision-making.
    Ph: (310) 474-1825
    Email: randerse@ucla.edu

    Mentoring Support for Junior Investigators

    For mentoring and career development opportunities at UCLA CTSI partner sites, please see below.