Tulane Home Tulane Shield logo linking to site home page

About Us

The Tulane Clinical Translational Unit (CTU) is one element of Tulane's participation in the LA CaTS NIH collaborative project grant

 

 

What does the CTU aim for?

The CTU aims to facilitate cross-disciplinary, bi-directional research from the laboratory to the clinic. Providing the core resources so important to researchers, the CTU facilitates clinical and translational research activities at Tulane University

 

 

 

The facility includes state of the art equipment aids in the completion of many of the protocol-required subject assessments!

 

Seven individual treatment areas

A laboratory

Administrative and monitoring areas

A large waiting room for subjects

 

 

What can our facility do for patients and researchers?

Physical exams

Multiple procedures

Private interviews

Laboratory testing

Multiple diagnostic tests

Most types of data collection

We can assist with arrangements for in-patient beds for studies that may require hospitalization

 

 

We are currently supporting protocols in Epidemiology, Genetics, General Medicine, Pediatrics, Behavioral Sciences, Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, Endocrinology, and Renal Disease, as well as protocols related to other areas of research, such as Bioengineering

 

We also have a special unit for COVID-19 studies! You can learn more about our new unit and COVID-19 studies by Clicking Here

 

 

Where are we?

The CTU is located at 1440 Canal Street, suite 1700, in the heart of New Orleans. Easy access to parking and both bus and streetcar routes at the front door make this location ideal for subject and provider visits

 

What other services do we offer?

In addition to providing an excellent environment for the investigators to perform resources for informatics, biostatistics, research design as well as clinical trials support, research training and development programs are included in the giant-funded program as well

 

The CTU also offers assistance with ClinicalTrials.gov to School of Medicine Faculty

 

Our large NIH research study, All of US, includes a mobile facility for ease in enrolling the underserved population in New Orleans and the surrounding community