For Investigators

The University of Iowa is a top tier research institution, ranking 22nd in NIH funding per faculty member.

The faculty at UI create a successful translational research enterprise due to the robust pipeline of scientists and well-trained professional staff. Together we are empowered to address the challenges confronting clinical and translational research. 


The ICTS has established several research cores and services to reach a broad network of individuals and create a holistic approach to translational research at the University of Iowa.

charts and numbers Biomedical Informatics Core
statistics Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design Core
child hand Child Health Research Support Core
patient care Clinical Research Unit
Mobile Technology Lab
nurse taking notes Research Study Coordinators


Request a Letter of Support Cite the Grant Requirements 
Documenting Subjects in Epic I-CART Information Iowa Research Heroes Registry
New NIH Policy NIH Policy Resources REDCap
Seniors Together in Aging Research SMART IRB Webinars SMART IRB Benefits
Trial Innovation Network University of Iowa Health Care Research Studies  

Educational Opportunities

Academy for Research Professionals Carver College of Medicine Research Events Clinical Lecture Series
Qualitative Research Lecture Series Trial Innovation Center Webinars  

Funding Opportunities

Cures Within Reach

Pilot Grant Program

University of Iowa Funding Sources

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges

NIH Loan Repayment Programs

Other Opportunities

The Great CTSA Team Science Contest

NCATS and FDA Gene Therapy Approaches to Rare Diseases Workshop


Learn about seven new technologies improving health.  


Help the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science at the University of Iowa continue making new strides in medical research by citing the NIH CTSA program grant UL1TR002537.