Investigator Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

Contact the CTSC Concierge to:

  • Arrange for a consultation about CTSC services
  • Check on the progress of requests for CTSC services
  • Get assistance with the process for the NIH Public Access Policy for publications
  • Schedule a presentation about CTSC services for your department or group
  • Locate forms, documents and information on the CTSC website
  • Provide questions and comments about CTSC services

To access CTSC Concierge Services, complete a brief survey.

Most requests are submitted by submitting a service request. Information about scheduling a consultation session can be found on our Consultations and Office Hours webpage.

The CTSC provides access to a wide variety of Facilities, Cores, and Resources. More resources can be found on our Investigator Resources page.

Boilerplate text for grant applications is provided on the CTSC website.
Included are descriptions for:

  • Clinical and Translational Science Center
  • Biomedical Informatics
  • Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design
  • Clinical Research Center
  • Clinical Research Ethics
  • Community Engagement
  • Health Equity Resources and Outreach
  • Pilot Translational and Clinical Studies
  • Regulatory Knowledge and Support
  • Translational Research Education and Development
  • Translational Technologies, Methodologies, and Resources

To be sure you have accurate information about resource availability and cost to include in the budget, it’s important to discuss your project with CTSC staff BEFORE submitting a grant application.

Text for attributing the use of CTSC resources in manuscripts and presentations is provided on the CTSC website.

The CTSC encourages collaborations with research projects and grants that align with our mission. For instructions on requesting a CTSC letter of support please visit Requesting a Letter of Support and Boilerplate Text for Grant Applications.

The UC Davis Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) is pleased to offer vouchers for CTSC clinical research services. These vouchers are designed to support early-stage projects that need preliminary data for subsequent applications for federal or foundation grants and to supplement federally funded studies. Visit our How to Request a CTSC Voucher webpage for more information.

The NIH Public Access Policy requires that manuscripts citing the CTSC grant(s) be submitted electronically to PubMed Central upon acceptance for publication. Failure to do so may delay the processing of all grant awards linked to the article. Visit the NIH Public Access page to learn more about this policy.

The CTSC maintains an event calendar on its website. Information about consultations and office hours can be found on our Consultations and Office Hours page.

The CTSC sends out monthly e-newsletters and periodic announcements with information about upcoming events and funding opportunities. Sign up to receive these communications at

The CTSC Clinical Research Center is located on the UC Davis Health campus. 
Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
4860 Y Street, Suite 3900
Sacramento, CA 95817
Map and Directions
Visit the Clinical Research Center web page to learn more about services offered at this location.

For more information about the CTSA program, please watch this short video. For additional information visit the NCATS website.

The CTSC focuses on translation of scientific discovery into treatments and cures to improve human health. For more information visit NCATS.

Page limits can be found here for NIH documents.