Clinical and Translational Research Opportunities

Core Resources and Services

Research Operations Core

  • Clinical research coordination

  • Clinical unit-based research nursing

  • Project management

  • Feasibility and operational needs assessment

Research & Grants Administration Core

  • Pre- and post-award budget development, accounting and invoicing
  • Integration with Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Office of Research Administration

Database Design & Data Management Core

  • Database and web-based electronic case report form design and implementation for investigator-initiated studies
  • Data management and data quality assurance
  • Collaborative relationship with the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research

Study Design & Analysis Core

  • Biostatistics and epidemiology
  • Power/sample size estimation and statistical analysis plan development
  • Web-based randomization
  • Statistical analysis plan execution and reporting
  • Collaborative relationship with Center for Community Health Research at Johns Hopkins Bayview campus

Biorepository Core

  • Specimen collection, processing, tracking, and storage
  • Collaborative relationship with the JHM “omics” cores
  • Multicenter study Central Biorepository functions

Investigational Drug Services Core

  • Investigational drug study set-up, drug dispensing, temperature control and monitoring, drug accountability
  • Multicenter trial central investigational pharmacy functions

Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance Core

  • Training in research regulations
  • Ongoing study monitoring and quality assurance