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 Drug and Device Support
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.

Bioethics Consulting Drug and Device Support
ITHS Facilities Research Coordinators
ITHS Services 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 five-state WWAMI region.

Engaging Hispanic-Serving Organizations      
Conducting Practice-Based Research      


April 14, 2015
New findings from the Institute of Translational Health Sciences study, “Attitudes About the Ethics of Research on Medical Practices (ROMP),” have added the voice of potential research participants to the ongoing debate about the informed consent process in studies where the lines between research and clinical practice are blurred.   It is standard practice for... more
April 8, 2015
Most REDCap users do not like to send large numbers of survey invitations linked to their own email address due to the amount of out of office messages and other automated responses that then fill their inbox. Using a general study or departmental email address is therefore preferable. However, many users are not aware an option exists to add more emails to their account. REDCap allows... more
March 25, 2015
Have you ever wondered what the key steps are to developing a successful grant budget? Al C. Marks, Manager of Program Operations at the University of Washington's Office of Sponsored Programs, draws from his background and expertise to share tips and guidance for budget success with investigators and their research teams in this month's Translational Tune-up. Mr. Marks... more

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Partners and Collaborators

University of Washington Fred Hutch Seattle Children's Hospital Research Foundation Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Benaroya Research Institute Group Health Northwest Association for Biomedical Research Research Match University of Wyoming University of Alaska, Fairbanks University of Alaska, Anchorage Montana State University University of Montana Idaho State University University of Idaho Boise State University Washington State University

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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