ICTR Cores of Services
The UMB ICTR Brings Together Experts Across Campus To Provide Free Hours of Research Services to UMB Faculty*.
Access to the electronic ICTR Resource Request application can be found in each of the sections.
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.
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. The ICTR CCC can also provide access to a Research Vehicle to transport research staff and supplies into the community.
The ICTR Drug Discovery and Development (DDD) Core provides up to 25 hours of free services in each of the following 4 areas:
- Computer-Aided Drug Design (CADD)
- Clinical Pharmacology and PHarmacometrics
- Mass Spectrometry
- Drug Formulation
The ICTR Informatics Core provides support with data management (REDCap, Qualtrics, Teleforms) and access to Clinical Data Repository (CDR), which contains data from UMMC and other UMMS clinical sites (Research HARBOR). New to the Informatics Core services are the UMBC Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence Core as well as expert consulting on the use of digital technology in support of health, such as mobile apps! Up to 25 hours of free services.
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 Navigators are here to help direct investigators to the clinical translational research services they need and advise them on the “next steps.” The ICTR Navigators serve as the UMB ResearchMatch Liaisons and can direct researchers on how to use the participant registry.
*Important Information about Who is Eligible for ICTR Core Services and Acknowledging ICTR Support
At this time, ICTR cores of service are available only to UMB assistant professor, associate professor, and professor faculty and UMB ICTR Scholars. Please note that UMB ICTR cores of services ...
- Cannot be committed in a grant application
- Cannot be encumbered for future use
- Cannot be transferred to another project or researcher
All publications, abstracts, poster presentations, and grant applications resulting from research supported by the UMB ICTR Cores (Biostatistics, Informatics, and Community Collaboration); ICTR Vouchers Program (such as General Clinical Research Center (GCRC) services or other UMB Cores' services); ICTR Studios consulting service; or, the ATIP Program pilot funding should cite the University of Maryland, Baltimore, Institute for Clinical & Translational Research as a contributing source of support. Please include the Save and approve following citation:
“We acknowledge the support of the University of Maryland, Baltimore, Institute for Clinical & Translational Research (ICTR) ) and the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) Clinical Translational Science Award (CTSA) grant number 1UL1TR003098.”
Questions? Several ICTR Navigators are on hand to help you with the "next steps." Please email ICTR-Navigator@umaryland.edu