How ITHS supports you:


To move laboratory discoveries into disease treatments and prevention strategies takes a multidisciplinary effort. The ITHS can provide you with access to information, services, funding and training for research teams working on translational science questions. Let us help you move your research forward no matter what your starting point is.

Research Navigator      
Letter of Support      


Planning Your Research:

A well-designed study is crucial to successful translational research. Equipment, sample size, and data management must be carefully considered. Clinical research must also address IRB and regulatory issues. ITHS can help you navigate your options in person or through our seminars.

Data/Informatics Support Educational Seminars
Biostatistics Support Regulatory Support
Research Coordinators DSM Plans


Running Your Research:

Whether you are doing basic research, a clinical study or testing a new drug or device, new issues arise as projects move forward. You may need different equipment or have ethics questions. Contact us with your mid-study questions.

Reg & Bioethics Consulting ResearchMatch
Core Facilities & Services Research Coordinators
Drug and Device Support Clinical Research Centers


Funding Your Research:

ITHS offers pilot funding opportunities for generating preliminary data. Awards are given for basic science projects, pre-clinical projects, community-based research, and for technology access to ITHS-approved facilities. We can also provide a Letter of Support.

ITHS Funding Opportunities      
Letter of Support      


Engaging with the Community:

Research doesn't end with experiments. It's important for the public to understand the role that biomedical research plays in curing disease. The ITHS assists researchers interested in community or practice-based research throughout the 5 state WWAMI region.

Conducting Practice-Based Research      


April 24, 2014
The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), which oversees the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) held by the Institute of Translational Health Sciences, recently released its 2012-2013 Annual Report.   The report provides an update on the projects, progress, and achievements of the CTSA program over the last year. These updates focus on areas such... more
April 22, 2014
Dr. Katherine Odem-Davis, a Biostatistician and Research Scientist at the Institute of Translational Health Sciences (ITHS), has been invited to present at the Society for Clinical Trials 35th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia on May 20, 2014. She will be part of a three-person panel that will be addressing the topic of recent design issues for non-inferiority trials, which are trials that are... more
April 16, 2014
Researchers seeking access to clinical data for observational study purposes have historically faced challenges when trying to determine cohort sizes for their investigations. Through the Institute of Translational Health Sciences’ De-identified Clinical Data Repository (DCDR), researchers now have access to a secure, web-based tool that allows them to query de-identified data from... more

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The Institute is supported by grants UL1TR000423, KL2TR000421, and TL1TR000422 from the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational
Sciences through the Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program (CTSA).

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