The Clinical and Translational Science Institute at Children's National (CTSI-CN) is proud to support Children's National Health System and The George Washington University research faculty and staff by providing a variety of supportive resources and tools.
Each CTSI-CN Cores and Modules provides access to and support for the following resources designed to aid with study set-up:
Children’s National / George Washington University
To learn more about funding opportunities at Children's National and The George Washington University please visit:
To learn more about funding opportunities from Foundations please visit:
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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Other Funding Opportunities
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Grants & Contracts
The Grants and Contracts Administration and Finance at Children's National and the Grants & Contracts Accounting at The George Washington University (GCAS) provide assitance with all aspects of financial managment of grant-based and sponsored research.
To learn more about Grants & Contracts please visit: Grants & Contracts
Grant Preparation Assistance
The CTSI-CN offers an assortment of programs, tools, and guidance to assist with grant prepration.
To learn more about Grant Preparation Assistance please visit: Grant Preparation Assistance
Cohort Discovery & Feasibility Tools
To learn more about Cohort Discovery & Feasibility Tools please visit: Cohort Discovery & Feasibility
Protocol Builder is a secure, cloud-based application utilized to simplify the process of writing investigator-initiated protocols.
Accessible online via a desktop or tablet, this tool facilitates the development of protocols that meet institutional research regulations (e.g., IRB, Research Administration, etc.), as well as Federal regulatory standards. Via the user-friendly interface, Protocol Builder helps writers navigate the complexities of protocol development and fosters institutional collaboration. Additionally, this tool also serves to facilitate the standardization of protocol format, mitigating the time and effort required for SRC, IRB, etc. review.
To learn more about Protocol Builder please visit: Protocol Builder
Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) (http://project-redcap.org) is a mature, secure, HIPAA compliant, web-based application for building and managing online surveys and databases. It is the database platform of choice in all CTSA awarded institutions and for other institutions across the globe. REDCap is HIPAA compliant but you are still required to inform the IRB about using REDCap for your project. It is 21 CFR Part 11 compliant ready.
To learn more about REDCap please visit: REDCap
Children's National has designed an Investigator and Study Team toolkit to guide Children's National research teams through various administrative and regulatory policies and procedures related to the submission, review, and approval of clinical trial research. The goal of this toolkit is to assist with navigating the review and approval process as quickly and efficiently as possible.
Additionally, the CTSI-CN has also developed an addendum toolkit that includes additional regulatory resources.
To learn more about Research Toolkits please visit: Research Toolkits