Welcome to the ICTR's Connection Request System.
You can use this system to:
  • submit requests for ICTR services
  • ask for help from any of our consultants
  • submit questions, comments, or complaints
  • apply for ICTR grant programs.
This is your one-stop shop for everything the ICTR has to offer.

To log in with your JHED ID and connect with one of the ICTR programs listed below,

ICTR Connection Request Service List:

  • Ask an ICTR Navigator

    The Navigators are here to help direct investigators to the ICTR services they need and advise them on "next steps" in the clinical and translational research enterprise at Johns Hopkins. If you’re not sure where to start, click here to ask a Navigator!

  • Asking for COVID-19 research staff volunteers

    The need to get COVID related research implemented is growing. The current COVID IRB approved protocols can be viewed on the ICTR website (https://ictr.johnshopkins.edu/coronavirus/activeprotocols/). We know there are experienced and motivated research personnel working at Johns Hopkins who have had to substantially pause their usual clinical research duties and would be willing to help us develop protocols, recruit COVID patients, enter data, and analyze data. If you are interested in helping with the COVID research, please answer the following questionnaire. None of your responses are meant to inclusionary or exclusionary in your ability to help us. These questions are intended to gather important information in order to place people in positions where they can be the most effective. Click here to apply.

  • Biostatistics Consulting [Website]

    The goal of the Biostatistics Consulting service is to promote the appropriate use of biostatistics in the design, implementation, and interpretation of clinical and translational research studies. Click here to apply.

  • Center for Clinical Trials (CCT) Study Design Consulting Service [Website]

    As part of the ICTR, CCT faculty members offer a consulting service on questions relating to study design and conduct. Our goal is to provide intellectual and methodological input into clinical research studies and research synthesis initiated by faculty of Johns Hopkins University. Click here to apply.

  • Clinical Research Scholars Program (KL2) Online Application [Website]

    This program is the collaborative effort of the Johns Hopkins Schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing, the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, and is associated with the Graduate Training Program in Clinical Investigation and the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research. Funding for the Clinical Research Scholars Program is provided by the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) through a Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) administered by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health. Click here to apply.

  • Community Engagement Consulting Service [Website]

    The Community Engagement Core of the Johns Hopkins University Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) is focused on promoting community-engaged research conducted by researchers and various community partners—including, but not limited to, community-based organizations, health and social service providers, and public agencies. Click here to apply.

  • Core for Clinical Research Data Acquisition (CCDA) Consulting Service [Website]

    The Core for Clinical Research Data Acquisition (CCDA) is chartered to provide exploratory data access, data extraction, and development support to provide to the clinical research community. CCDA is intended to be the Honest Broker between JHM operational data and interested parties in the research community. To submit a request for CCDA services, please visit our core page on iLab. Click here to apply.

  • CRU Online [Website]

    The ICTR Clinical Research Units (CRUs) and associated services are designed to support a wide range of clinical research at Johns Hopkins. From pilot studies to multi-center trials, the CRUs are available for investigators who need outpatient, inpatient, adult, pediatric, or neurological services. Be aware that use of the units and certain associated resources require CRUonline application and approval. Click here to apply.

  • Hopkins inHealth Core Services [Website]

    Hopkins inHealth maintains three expertise cores designed to foster an individualized, evidence-based approach to health-related decision-making. The cores provide consulting, technical support, and training in the areas of data science and health measurement. Though priority is given to Hopkins inHealth affiliates, all Johns Hopkins researchers are encouraged to utilize the core services. Click here to apply.

  • ICTR Communications

    ICTR Communications is part of ICTR’s administrative core. We welcome all requests to publicize information or announcements relevant to our clinical and translational mission from all parts of Johns Hopkins and the CTSA. However, we are currently only able to provide direct administrative and support services to ICTR programs and cores. Click here to apply.

  • ICTR Drug and Device Resource Service (DDRS) [Website]

    The goal of the IDDS Service is to provide the researchers within the Johns Hopkins University with a consultation service to assist investigators in the development and use of investigational drugs, biologics, and/or devices in the course of conducting biomedical research while achieving and maintaining FDA compliance. Click here to apply.

  • ICTR Research Coordinator Support Service (RCSS) [Website]

    The ICTR Research Coordinator Support Service is a pool of research coordinators that are available for hire on a part time basis by Johns Hopkins researchers. These coordinators are able to handle a wide range of responsibilities, and the support can be customized to best fit the needs of each individuals research team. Click here to apply.

  • ICTR Translational Laboratory Core [Website]

    The Translational Laboratory Core is made up of ICTR supported labs that provide coordinated consultative help across several related programs, all focused on the foundational components required to effectively translate new drugs, biologics, vaccines, devices, biomarkers and diagnostics into clinical trials and eventually clinical practice. Supported labs include: 1) Drug Analysis Unit, 2) Drug Screening Library Unit, 3) Medicinal Chemistry Unit, 4) Drug Development Unit, 5) Biologics Translational Program, 6) Genetics Translational Technology Program, 7) Proteomic Biomarker Development Program, 8) Imaging Translational Program, and 9) Metabolomics Program. For more information, click on Translational Laboratory Core website. Click here to apply.

  • Informatics Core (i2c) Consultation Service [Website]

    The ICTR Informatics Core (i2c) is piloting a new informatics consult service for researchers beginning January 2019. Researchers preparing to submit a grant, preparing their IRB protocol or needing information and guidance regarding data, technology, and related cost and governance matters are encouraged to apply for this free consult service. Click here to apply.

  • JH COVID Research Plan Form [Website]

    To help streamline the review and prioritization of COVID-19 related research, representatives from Johns Hopkins Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, the Office of Capital Region Research, the Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response, and the Office of Human Subjects Research will meet regularly to review requests for new COVID-19 related research and prioritize submissions. The IRB has formulated an Emergency Response IRB charged with the review of new protocols and changes in research for COVID-19 related research. Click here to apply.

  • Johns Hopkins SOM ClinicalTrials.gov Program [Website]

    The ClinicalTrials.gov Program is chartered to provide investigators and study teams assistance for determining whether trails meet guidelines for results reporting and/or registration. The Program will provide direct services for account creation and maintenance, registering studies, reporting results and responding to comments. Click here to apply.

  • OpenSpecimen - Biobank management application [Website]

    OpenSpecimen is a biobank management application used to collect, manage, process, annotate, distribute, store, and query biospecimens. The application is web-based, accessible only from the Hopkins network, and is supported by the ICTR for use by Johns Hopkins investigators. Investigators indicate who on their team can see study-related data. The Johns Hopkins OpenSpecimen team provides training, support, and can help you create a study within OpenSpecimen. Please complete the ICTR Connection Request to be contacted by a member of the Johns Hopkins OpenSpecimen Team. Click here to apply.

  • Predoctoral Clinical Research Training Program (TL) Online Application [Website]

    This predoctoral (TL) training program allows the ICTR to provide training for students interested in pursuing a career in clinical and translational research (combined master and doctoral degrees with MD or nursing degree). This program is a collaborative effort of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public, and the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Click here to apply.

  • Recruitment Innovation Unit (RIU) Consult Service [Website]

    The ORR consult service offers consultations and expert advice on the recruitment of research participants. Click here to apply.

  • Research Data Collection and Storage (RDCS)

    The ICTR offers consulting and, in some cases, direct assistance with research data collection and storage issues. Among the services provided by RDCS are: advice on database contruction, design, and remote data access; web-based and teleform data collection; and secure storage and backup for data associated with clinical research studies. Click here to apply.

  • Research Ethics Consulting Service (RECS) [Website]

    RECS provides advice and support for investigators as they address ethical questions that arise during study design and execution. Click here to apply.

  • TIN Hub Liaison Intake Form [Website]

    If you have determined that you would like to submit a proposal to the TIN please complete a brief intake form which will go to the Hub Liaison Point of Contact. The Hub will be responsible for helping you navigate the TIN application process. Please do not apply directly to the Trial Innovation Network without the assistance of your Hub Liaison Team. Click here to apply.