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Clinical Translational Unit

The Tulane Clinical Translational Unit (CTU) provides a broad range of services to offer complete clinical trial coordination and to assist in the initiation and conducting of clinical and translational research.

The CTU is staffed by a highly-trained clinical research team who will assist investigators in all stages of the clinical and translational research process, from protocol development and review, regulatory compliance, and budgetary assistance to recruitment, nursing services, study coordination, and closeout.

Louisiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Center

The Tulane CTU is supported in part by funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Louisiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Center (LA CaTS).  The LA CaTS Center brings together academic instituions and health systems across Louisiana to work in a unified, comprehensive approach for addressing health disparities and improving health outcomes in our underserved population with chronic diseases.