Whether you are an investigator, trainee, student or partner, NUCATS is here to connect you to a continuum of resources to enhance the efficiency and efficacy of your clinical and translational research. We offer sustainable processes that identify, evaluate, facilitate and disseminate scientific breakthroughs. 

Connecting You to the Resources You Need

For New Faculty


Please browse the following resources offered via NUCATS and across Northwestern University, then request a consultation with one of our Navigators to get started. Learn More

For Investigators


The NUCATS mission is to provide scientists with consultative resources and expertise in order to accelerate how quickly transformative scientific discoveries make their way to patients and the community. Learn More

Need Help? Start Here


NUCATS has a broad array of resources and services to assist you. We welcome all inquiries and are equipped to help you in your search for information and resources. Please utilize the Navigator Portal for inquires and we will respond quickly to offer assistance. Learn More

Studio Consultations

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We offer clinical and translational research studio consultations that bring together NUCATS and affiliate leadership to help you identify resources that can support and enhance your grant submissions.


Center for Clinical Research


The center is here to help you address your study needs, large or small. CCR works closely with Institutional Review Boards at Northwestern University and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, as well as external IRB offices to reduce investigator burden, share best practices, maximize quality and efficiency of all programs, and quickly resolve issues when they arise.


Community & Stakeholder Engagement

Center for Community Health (CCH)

Browse the numerous resources our local collaborators share across the Chicagoland Clinical and Translational Science Award.

And be sure to explore the Center for Community Health (CCH) website to learn more about their many resources, including:

Participating Institutions: