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CTSI Research Services

The Miami Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) offers extensive research-related services to support investigators on all UM campuses who are conducting research that has the potential to improve the health of our diverse community.
In cases where costs are associated, the Miami CTSI can help through service credits.

Ask a Research Navigator
Not sure where to start? The Miami CTSI Research Navigator advises investigators on available resources and helps them navigate research-related processes. To contact the Research Navigator click here.

Clinical / Translational Cores

Biostatistics Collaboration and Consulting Core
Support and consultation on research design, biostatistics and novel analytical methods development. Learn more.

Consultation Services and Support

Grant Writing
One-on-one grant writing consultations with Dr. Mary Lou King are available to help Miller School of Medicine faculty researchers, post-doctoral fellows and graduate students with new or previous grant submissions (R, K and F-style grants). Those with specific aims, summary statements and approach sections from previous submissions can also receive individual assistance from Dr. King with interpreting these statements and writing responses to reviewers. BOOK A CONSULTATION HERE

Research Writing
A range of writing services is available to help Miller School of Medicine faculty researchers, post-doctoral fellows and graduate students get more grants, publish more peer-reviewed articles and make compelling presentations. Learn more

Novel Translational Methods, Technologies, and Resources
For consultations in the commercialization of technology, intellectual property, starting a company, confidential disclosure agreements, material transfer agreements (MTA) and data transfer agreements (DTA), and Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/ Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) training, contact the UInnovation Office at 305-243-5689.

Data Storage
The Center for Computational Science (CCS) offers up to 400 TB of data storage for non-PHI data to investigators for research purposes. To make a request, visit

Regulatory Knowledge and Support
For consultation on how to improve the quality of regulatory adherence in clinical research protocols and assure participant safety through data and safety monitoring planning and implementation, particularly at the time of study development. Learn more.

Research Ethics
For consultations on ethical considerations. Learn more.

Community Engagement and Cultural Diversity
For consultations on conceptual, methodological and analytic issues with research involving racial/ethnic minorities; strategies for recruiting research participants; establishing community research partnerships; disseminating findings to relevant stakeholders, contact Brendaly Rodriguez at 305-243-8433 or

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