Spectrum is an interdisciplinary center that facilitates health research across the university.
Its core mission is to accelerate the translation of basic scientific discoveries into practical solutions that improve human health, through educational programs, research support, infrastructure streamlining and innovation funding.
Spectrum is a member of the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) consortium, funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (Grant: UL1 TR001085). To help advance the nation’s health-research environment, Spectrum is working with the consortium to foster broad coalitions and partnerships at local and national levels.
Call for Proposals by Oct.7th 2016: Spectrum Pilot Grant Program
Spectrum is offering double the number of awards for pilot grants accelerating clinical and translational research (excludes Learning Healthcare Innovation). For information about program areas and how to apply, see the Pilot Grant Program page.
FDA Clinical Investigator Training in Maryland, Nov 7-9
A new NIH policy requires all NIH-funded multisite clinical studies to use a single IRB. NCATS is developing a single institutional review board (IRB) reliance platform for multisite clinical studies.
Essentials of Clinical Research Course, Starts Nov 10
Learn about study design, statistical analysis, research regulations, bioethics and more in this 11 session series. Led by Steven Goodman, MD, PhD, MHS. Open to faculty, staff and students.