Completion of Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) Training is required if you are performing research on humans or animals. Training requirements vary depending on the type of research you are involved in.
The IRB is in place to protect the rights of patients participating in research trials, either clinical or social. Whether you plan on conducting a survey in the outpatient clinic or a drug study on the inpatient wards, you will need to have your research study approved through the IU Human Subjects & Institutional Review Board.
All animal research, testing, or teaching activities at Indiana University must be thoroughly reviewed before work can begin. Requirements and procedures vary depending on where the research or teaching activity will take place.
Laboratories using specific materials must be reviewed by the IBC.
Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI)
For residents with research that is currently focused on basic science, but have a goal to move from "bench-to-bedside and/or from "bedside-to-community", the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) has a number of resources to assist all IUSM researchers through the process of translating research into health care advances.
Research Navigators are scientists who also serve as the front door to the Indiana CTSI and can connect you to the vast resources and services offered by the Indiana CTSI across our 4 campuses, at no cost to you!