EDR: Executive Dean for Research

Clinical Translational Research Site (CTRS)


The Clinical Translational Research Site (CTRS) is an outpatient facility that provides a centralized clinical research infrastructure to benefit investigators in multiple disciplines across the Miller School of Medicine. As a vital Core & Shared Facility, the CTRS operates under a fee-for-service model that supports growth and investment in clinical and translational resaerch at UM. The cost recovery system has been designed to sustain and ultimately expand our services while providing a cost effective solution for you to conduct your research. CTRS offers two comfortable, easily accessible locations:

Don Soffer Clinical Research Center (7th Floor) and UHealth Tower (East Building, 7th Floor/South).

The CTRS is well staffed with nurses and technicians to service many types of protocols.
Some current services the CTRS provides are:

  • Vital signs, height and weight assessment
  • Fasting blood glucose test
  • Phlebotomy
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Medication administration (i.e., oral, intravenous, intramuscular, and subcutaneous)
  • Pharmacokinetic studies (PK)
  • Oral and IV glucose tolerance test (OGTT, IVGTT)
  • Frequently sampled IV glucose test (FSIGT)
  • Standardized meal tolerance test (MMT)
  • Infusion studies
  • Clinical examination rooms equipped with an exam tables, infusion chairs, vital signs monitor, and sinks.
  • Interview rooms equipped with internet access, desks and chairs
  • Protocol specific assessments
  • Laboratory Services
  • CTRS staff may be trained to provide other study specific assessments per protocol.

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