The UMB ICTR Brings Together Experts Across Campus To Provide These FREE! Research Services to UMB Faculty*:
ICTR Biostatistics Core
The ICTR Biostatistics Core of services provides biostatistical support in the design, implementation, and interpretation of clinical translational research studies. Up to 25 hours of free services. Projects requiring additional hours will require additional review and approval by ICTR leadership.
The ICTR Community and Collaboration Core (CCC) of services provides expert patient- and community-centered services and resources, such as the PATIENTS program, help in setting up focus groups, developing participant instruction videos, and more. Up to 50 hours of free services. Projects requiring additional hours will require additional review and approval by ICTR leadership.
ICTR Informatics Core
The ICTR Informatics Core of services provides access to clinical and health care informatics resources and support with data management (Research HARBOR, REDCap, Qualtrics). Up to 25 hours of free services. Projects requiring additional hours will require additional review and approval by ICTR leadership.
ICTR Studios Program
The ICTR Studios Program offers a series of integrated, dynamic, and interactive "roundtable" discussions to assist the researcher by providing expertise in areas such as hypothesis generation, study design, biostatistics, implementation, analysis and interpretation, recruitment, and research ethics.
ICTR Research Navigator
The ICTR Navigator is here to help direct investigators to the clinical translational research services they need and advise them on the “next steps.”
ICTR Also Offers Voucher Support And Pilot Grant Funding
ICTR Voucher (micro-grant) Program
The ICTR Vouchers Program awards vouchers (micro grants) to help defray the costs for services needed from other UMB Cores, such as CIBR, GCRC, BIORESCO, NORC, and IDS services, as well as off-campus community-engaged research services. ICTR Vouchers — valued up to $10,000 for funded projects and up to $5,000 for unfunded projects — enable preliminary work and generation of pilot data on clinical translational research projects. Applications accepted every 2 months.
ICTR ATIP Grant Program
The ICTR Accelerated Translational Incubator Pilot (ATIP) Program provides funds to initiate, implement, and complete a research project that will contribute to the development of new therapies, devices, or approaches to clinical research. The ICTR will award pilot grants up to $50,000 to investigators at UMB, with some awards earmarked for community-focused research. Applications accepted in early spring of each year.
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Visit the UMB ICTR Support and Funding for information about how to apply for these resources.
*At this time, UMB ICTR resources and funding are available only to UMB assistant professor, associate professor, and professor faculty.
Questions? Several ICTR Navigators are on hand to help you with the "next steps." Please email ICTR-Navigator@umaryland.edu