Clinical Research Resources
UMB faculty with IRB-approved ATIP grants, K awards, and all funded, externally peer-reviewed, clinical and translational research grants needing UMB Campus Core services below, may be eligible for additional support through the ICTR Voucher (micro grant) Program.
UMB Campus Shared Resources
General Clinical Research Center (GCRC) - Located in the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC), 22 S. Greene Street, 10th floor C and D wings, the GCRC is supported by the UMB School of Medicine and UMMC. The GCRC is available to all UMB researchers as a fee-for-service and supports the full spectrum of patient-oriented research, including pilot studies that may lead to peer-reviewed clinical research. Services available include:
- facilities for inpatient and outpatient data collection
- physical examination and monitoring
- 24-hour nursing care
- phlebotomy and specimen processing*
- subject teaching
- investigational drug administration
- special testing/procedures*
- research subject advocate (RSA)
*Does not include UMMC services, such as laboratory processing, x-rays, echocardiograms, MRIs, etc. Please see UMMC contact information below costs for those services.
Center for Innovative Biomedical Resources (CIBR) - CIBR is the administrative home for the UMSOM biomedical core resources and includes resources that are relevant to clinical research as well as core resources from other UMB campus schools.
University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) - If you have a need for hospital services to conduct your research, such as echocardiograms, x-rays, and laboratory testing, please contact the UMMC Research Compliance Office at 410-328-4391.