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 research 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
- 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.
Service Request Form
We invite you to learn more about the CTRS by exploring the following links: