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The Library of the Health Sciences offers workshops focused on instruction and consultation in locating and evaluating scientific research indexed in scholarly databases (e.g., Medline, Embase) and in grey (unpublished) literature.
The CCTS collaborated with members of the Office of the OVCR Quality Improvement Program to develop a set of standard case report forms. The forms should be useful for any investigator initiated clinical trials and can be customized to an individual study.
ORS assists faculty and staff in proposal development, review and endorsement of proposals, submission of electronic proposals, negotiation and execution of contracts, reporting, receipt and processing of the Notice of Awards (NOA), interpretation of sponsor guidelines, and ensuring compliance with both agency and University policies.
The Chicago Community Research Map is a resource to find out about the health-related research taking place in the community. This information is available to research investigators, community organizations and any individual interested to know more about the research taking place in Chicago and its communities.
Investigators who need to translate a research protocol into lay language for informed consent documents and/or IRB submission may benefit from the University of Michigan’s "Simplification Guide to Medical Terms."
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provide information on human participant protection in clinical investigations involving human subjects and the use of drugs, biologics or devices.
Investigators often request language to describe the CCTS and/or a specific service or resource for inclusion in a grant application. The CCTS Overview and Service Core Description provides the necessary information for most applications.
ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world. Investigators can learn more about national clinical studies, including relevant history, policies, and laws.