ITM Investigators In Action

ITM investigators Howard Shuman (L) and Sean Crosson (R) head to the laboratory, where they’re collaborating on efficient ways to repurpose generic and over-the-counter medications to combat bacterial infections. Photo by: Sahar Mozaffari/UChicago ITM


Mobius_PNG_Logo_NewSitePROGRAM TITLE:
Re-Engineering Translational Research at the University of Chicago: The Institute for Translational Medicine (ITM)

Program Summary:

The University of Chicago (UC) Institute for Translational Medicine (ITM) was created in 2007 to assemble, integrate, and create the intellectual, administrative, and physical resources required to catalyze research and research training in Clinical and Translational Science. Its ultimate goals are to train scientists and health care providers at UC and in our community to determine the molecular, genetic, pathophysiologic, and social determinants of disease and disease predisposition in individuals; to test interventions directed toward those mechanisms; and to achieve these goals in a way that is rigorous, efficient, ethical, respectful of, and responsive to our community’s needs and values. Over its eight years, the ITM has capitalized on the outstanding intellectual and physical resources throughout the University and at ITM affiliate Institutions, Argonne National Laboratory, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Illinois Institute of Technology, and Access Community Health Network, and on substantial institutional and CTSA financial investments, to build the infrastructure for a transformative, energized, and self-improving home for clinical and translational research, ensuring the continued progress of clinical and translational science at the University of Chicago, its affiliates, on the South Side of Chicago, and beyond.

Information about the three Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) grants that fund the ITM and when to cite them can be found below.

NCATS LogoFunding Agency:  The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Project Dates: 9/17/2007 – 5/31/2017   Current Budget Period: Grant Year 8, 6/1/2014 – 5/31/2015

Principal Investigator:

Julian Solway, MD

Co-Director:

Susan Cohn, MD


GRANT: UL1TR000430

This grant is a continuation of UL1RR024999.

Funding:
$26,951,251 Direct; $38,582,002 Total

Year 8:
$2,661,964 Direct; $4,188,503 Total

This is the main grant mechanism that runs the ITM. Most faculty who receive salary support from the ITM should use this grant number on their support page. This is also the grant number that must be used in publications for research or projects that receive ITM support.

Citing the Grant

Investigators who receive Pilot Awards, funding for Core Facilities, and/or use Biostatistics and CRC services should use the following text in publications and presentations:

Research reported in this publication was supported by the National Center For Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number UL1TR000430. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

GRANT: UL1TR000432

This grant is a continuation of UL1RR025001.

Funding:
$442,320 Direct; $473,913 Total

Year 8:
$53,352 Direct; $57,620 Total

This grant funds the ITM’s predoctoral TL1 Training Program in clinical/translational science. It only funds stipends and program costs and is not generally used in citations or support pages.

Citing the Grant

If citing ITM support, please use the following text:

Research reported in this publication was supported by the National Center For Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number TL1TR000432. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

GRANT: KL2TR000431

This grant is a continuation of KL2RR025000.

Funding:
$3,036,180 Direct; $3,279,075 Total

Year 8:
$382,800 Direct; $413,424 Total

This grant funds the ITM Career Development (K) Awards Program. It only funds junior faculty and postdoctoral fellows who are appointed to the program. These scholars must include this grant number on their support page and cite it in any publications that stem from their time spent in the program. Faculty who are associated with the ITM Career Development (K) Awards Program but not actual appointed scholars (for example, program faculty or mentors) should cite the UL1 grant, not this grant.

Citing the Grant

Research reported in this publication was supported by the National Center For Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number KL2TR000431. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

Questions?

If you have any questions on when and how to cite the grants, please contact ITM Administrative Director Gerald Moose Stacy at 773-702-6980, gstacy3@bsd.uchicago.edu.

Boilerplate Text

To make your life easy, the ITM also provides boilerplace text for proposals, grant applications, and manuscripts.

  • Overall Resources Description: A brief description of the resources the ITM provides to UChicago and its partners.
  • Cluster Resources Description: A brief description of specific Cluster resources, such as Bioinformatics, Community, or Population Sciences.
  • CRC Facilities: A brief description of the inpatient and outpatient clinical research facilities at the Clinical Resource Center (CRC) and its Core Laboratory.
  • Biostatistics Laboratory: A brief description of the laboratory and the biostatistical, epidemiological, and health services research expertise and resources offered.

Please contact Regina Kinyui, the ITM’s Administrative Coordinator, at rkinyui@bsd.uchicago.edu for these materials, which the ITM is happy to tailor to meet the needs of individual investigators.