Research Resources

Research Resources - HarvardTrials Harvard Catalyst offers clinical and translational investigators what they need to conduct clinical experiments, including Research Resources - HC litt Image clinical research nursing, research dietician support, experimental design assistance, sample processing, data management, and information about core facilities.

How do I:

Request research support for my clinical study?
  • With the HCCRC Protocol Review application, you can request nursing, metabolism & nutrition research, laboratory and other support at the five Harvard Catalyst clinical research centers.
  • Running a multi-center study? Use the IRB Ceded Review Request form to arrange your IRB review.
Get advice on what resources I might need for my project?
Find facilities or services that can process my samples or experiments?
  • Search or browse Core Facilities to find services at Harvard schools and affiliated hospitals that run the assays or have the equipment you need. Once you choose the facility that best fits your needs, find out how to find it using Atlas.
  • The MGH Clinical Laboratory Research Core offers high quality assays in a CLIA-certified environment at a reasonable per sample cost.
  • Our Consulting Programs can also help connect you to facilities supporting the technologies and techniques you require.
Find data in support of my work?
  • Does your institution participate in SHRINE? If so, you can use the system to find de-identified, aggregate counts of patient records meeting certain clinical criteria.
  • HarvardTrials can tell you what clinical studies are currently open at Harvard-affiliated hospitals.
Access tools to help me organize my data and my research?
  • Use REDCap to capture and manage your data.
  • Already started a clinical study? Download the Regulatory Binder to keep track of your regulatory documentation.
  • Grant Central's My Projects can help you share documents and organize and communicate with your team.
Ensure that I have met all of the regulatory requirements for my research?
  • Use the IRB Ceded Review Request form to arrange your IRB review, particularly if you are running a multi-center study.
  • Visit the Regulatory Atlas to find all of the regulatory policies that apply to your research, as well as contact information for your home institutions regulatory office.
  • Already started a clinical study? Download the Regulatory Binder to keep track of your regulatory documentation.
Find funding to support my research?
Find researchers with whom to collaborate?
  • Harvard Catalyst Profiles lets you search across multiple Harvard faculties and all of the affiliated hospitals for investigators to collaborate with.
  • Look to HarvardTrials to see which investigators are running trials on specific conditions or interventions.
Explore research trends within the Harvard Catalyst community?

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