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Clinical Research Resources

The CTSA Program creates and applies new scientific discoveries and practical improvements for tools, knowledge and skills, best practices, and resources that make clinical and translational science research higher quality, safer, more efficient, and more effective. Read about clinical research resources success stories. 

August 2022

Nationwide IRB Reliance Agreement Aimed at Speeding Research Reaches 1,000 Signatories
The Streamlined, Multisite, Accelerated Resources for Trials (SMART) Institutional Review Board (IRB) agreement has reached 1,000 participating sites, making it one of the largest medical research study reliance agreements in the United States.

June 2020

Teaching Children About Translational Science and Clinical Trials
CTSA Program researchers from the University at Buffalo created “Sofia Learns About Research,” a coloring and activity book that introduces children and their guardians to translational science and teaches them about the importance of clinical trials.

Last updated on October 17, 2023