CTRC Resources (Alphanumeric)
CTRC Resources are extensive. Please use our CTRC Facilitator as a point of entry.
- CTRC Facilitator
The single point of contact for all clinical and basic science research related questions for study start-up, study conduct, and throughout the duration of a project
- Behavioral Neuroscience Core
Provides infrastructure to both support and promote behaviorally oriented research (Pediatric only)
- Cardiovascular Phenotyping Unit
Cardiovascular Phenotyping Core services include cardiovascular ultrasound, stress echocardiography, tests of arterial structure/function, cardiovascular phenotyping during exercise, and mitochondrial function testing .
- Exercise Medicine Unit
Designed to provide structured exercise training interventions, exercise testing, and other related core services; staffed by a full-time exercise trainer (Adults Only).
- Informatics Services
Resource to investigators in designing and developing a cohesive data management plan and/or database
- Investigational Drug Service
Prepares investigational agents for human use
- Nutrition Core
Consisting of the Nutrition Assessment Unit and the Dietary Assessment Unit: A broad range of nutrition-related research services for investigators
- Office of Clinical Research
Office designed to provide infrastructural and logistical support to investigators conducting translational and clinical research within the framework of the CTSA
- Opthalmology Core
Provides clinical and translations research services in opthalmology for assessment of visual function and structure
- Pulmonary Core
Facilitates clinical and translational research in pulmonary physiology, pathophysiology, and imaging
- Research Nurse Core (RNC)
Support for inpatient and outpatient clinical research by nurses with extensive experience
- Sleep Research Core
With designated sleep beds and technical staff
- Study Design and Biostatics (SDAB)
Provides planning and analytic services, which include study design, sample size estimation, analysis planning, as well as production of statistical reports and graphical displays
- Translational Core Laboratories (TCL)
Lab subcores include Specimen Collection/Point of Care Testing/Sample Disposition Lab, Molecular Biology and Cell Culture Labs, and the Biochemistry/Genetics Lab
- Ultrasound Research Laboratory
The Department of Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania houses a state-of-the-art Ultra Sound Research Laboratory for conducting clinical and pre-clinical research. These resources are availabile to investigators for clinical research at the University of Pennsylvania.