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The UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science (UMCCTS) provides a variety of resources across the research spectrum, from preclinical research to clinical trials to community-based studies.

Members of the UMCCTS may receive many benefits, such as eligibility to apply to special pilot grant programs and reduced rates for use of research core services.

Dr. Nate HaferHave questions about the resources available through the UMCCTS, or how these resources can help your research?  Please contact Dr. Nate Hafer, UMCCTS Director of Operations at

For questions about the website, please contact Wanda DePasquale, UMCCTS Administrative Coordinator at


If you receive support from the CCTS, you are required to:

  • Cite the CTSA grant in any publications resulting from that support
  • Ensure that your publication is included in PubMedCentral
  • Inform CTSA administration of any resulting publications or grants

Please use the following language for citing the CTSA 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 UL1TR000161.  The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH".

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  • Pilot grant programs eligibility
  • Research core services
    at competitive rates
  • Electronic resources access at Amherst libraries
  • Medical School Library access
  • Consultation services
  • Notification of special events and opportunities

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