CTSI resources

About the CTSI

The UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute helps investigators translate scientific discoveries into medical practice. Now in its third year, the institute supports 140 faculty and staff across 10 programs managing CTSI services, resources and projects.

Research services

The CTSI offers more than 40 services addressing consultation, informatics, laboratory, clinical, recruitment and other needs, including:

• Research project consultants who help researchers navigate the research process and identify resources, tools and collaborators

• REDCap, a free data management platform that enables secure web-based data entry, storage and retrieval

• IRB, regulatory and other consults

• Research coordinator services

• Study design and data analysis

• A centralized biorepository as well as biobehavioral, biomedical mass spectrometry, genotyping and metabolomics core labs

• A network of 13 clinical research units — including the UF Clinical Research Center and the Shands Jacksonville Clinical Research Unit — managing clinical trials across numerous specialties and populations.


Each year the CTSI awards funding to support pilot projects. The CTSI expects to release its next request for applications this fall.

Professional development

The CTSI supports the training and advancement of clinical and basic science investigators. Numerous opportunities are available for faculty, fellows, Ph.D. students and research personnel. CTSI trainees and scholars represent all six colleges of the UF Health Science Center.

How to access CTSI resources

Call the CTSI’s research project consultants at 352-273-8700 or email info@ctsi.ufl.edu, and they‘ll connect you to the resources that best meet your needs.

Visit the CTSI website at www.ctsi.ufl.edu.