Breadcrumb Home Research Research Activities Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program CTSA Program Governance & Guidelines CTSA Program Governance & Guidelines We provide a repository of governance and guidelines for the CTSA Program Navigation CTSA Program Applicant Information CTSA Program Governance & Guidelines CTSA Funding Prior Approval of Planned Research Involving Live Vertebrate Animals CTSA QA/QC Group CTSA QA/QC Group FAQs New Projects With Human Subjects Research RPPR Instructions RPPR FAQs CTSA Program Projects & Initiatives CTSA Program in Action CTSA Program Governance & Guidelines for Grantees ContactNCATS CTSA ProgramFind CTSA Program funding opportunitiesThe following guidance is for use by the Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program grantees. Human Subjects Research Learn more about our process for human subjects research supported by the CTSA Program. Planned Research Involving Live Vertebrate Animals Learn how to submit prior approval requests for planned research involving live vertebrate animals. Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) Instructions See guidance on how to prepare and submit reports. RPPR FAQs Review a list of answers to CTSA Program-specific RPPR questions related to budget, components, technology transfer, clinical trials and others. CTSA Quality Assurance/Quality Control Group The Quality Assurance/Quality Control Group meets bi-monthly to discuss processes, challenges and best practices related to ensuring the submission of successful CTSA-related information packages. CTSA Quality Assurance/Quality Control Group FAQs The questions compiled represent questions from the CTSA recipient institution community discussed in the CTSA Quality Assurance/Quality Control Group meeting and questions posted in the QA/QC Group Discussion Forum.