Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training (CCTST)

James Heubi, MD, Director

Research across the Academic Health Center (AHC) is supported by the Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training (CCTST). The CCTST coordinates a wide range of services, including biostatistics, biomedical informatics, data management, training grant application assistance, inpatient and outpatient clinical research services.
Full details and services for the CCTST are available through their website at

Location and Hours:
This join institutional core is located at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Location S, Room 10.300.  It is open M-F from 8A-5P or by appointment at 513 803-2612.

  • <strong>Research methodology consultation</strong><br /> Study design, biostatistical, and regulatory support. Biomedical informatics services, including development of REDCap databases and surveys, and access to adult and pediatric electronic health record datasets. Up to ten hours of doctoral-level consultation per investigator per grant year available at no charge. Additional hours billed at established rates. CCTST membership required (free of charge); join at&nbsp;<a href=""></a>. Members request services through Research Central

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  • <strong>Pilot funding opportunities</strong><br /> T1, Just-in-Time, Methods, Ethics, and Community Health programs.&nbsp; Searchable database of CCTST and other intramural grant programs at&nbsp;<a href=""></a>.

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  • <strong>Career development support for junior faculty</strong><br /> Career development support for junior faculty through&nbsp; KL2 and BIRCWH K12 programs, K Club,&nbsp; K23 proposal writing assistance, and&nbsp; T32 proposal help for departments/divisions.&nbsp; Mentorship training program offered.&nbsp;&nbsp;

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  • <strong>Training opportunities</strong><br /> Training opportunities through the MS and Certificate programs in clinical and translational research, CCTST Grand Rounds, and Regulatory Forums.<br /> <br /> Staffed in-/outpatient space and core support (bionutrition, biochemistry, behavioral sciences, etc.) through the Clinical Translational Research Center (CTRC). Details at&nbsp;<a href=""></a>.

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  • <strong>Community engagement</strong><br /> Community engagement through Practice-Based Research Networks, Community Leaders Institute, spring/fall Speaker Series, and more.

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