AU/UGA Medical Partnership student Adolphia Lauture (left) oversees a study visit
Foods and Nutrition PhD student Kristine Polley measures resting metabolic rate
Clinical Research Nurse Krissy Capitano working in the lab
Study coordinator Tiana Tauiliili oversees an exercise training study visit

What is the CTRU?

The Clinical and Translational Research Unit (CTRU), located on the UGA Health Sciences Campus, supports investigators to conduct clinical and translational studies that advance the understanding, prevention and treatment of human disease. For students and health sciences trainees, the unit provides opportunities to learn how laboratory discoveries are translated into improved patient outcomes.

The CTRU is an initiative of the AU/UGA Medical Partnership and the UGA Office of the Vice President for Research.

Participate in a Study

The research conducted at the CTRU would not happen if not for the generous actions of our volunteer study participants. The CTRU has many opportunities for members of the Athens-area community to become involved in important research that can impact health and quality of life for current and future generations. Check out our current list of studies to see if you may qualify, and/or sign up to receive email alerts for new studies below. Thank you!

News and Events

CTRU Seed Grant Funding Announcement

The Clinical and Translational Research Unit (CTRU) has just announced an opportunity for FY18 funding (up to $40,000) to support pilot studies based in the CTRU. Proposals are due by August 21st, 2017. For more details, please review the seed grant announcement.

7th Annual Pediatric Device Innovation Competition

Request for Applications for Seed Grant Funding The Atlantic Pediatric Device Consortium (APDC) is pleased to announce its 7th annual Pediatric Device Innovation Competition.  This seed grant competition is an opportunity for the scientific and business community including entrepreneurs, clinicians, scientists, businesses, academic researchers and medical...

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Investigators: The Clinical and Translational Research Unit (CTRU) has just announced an opportunity for FY18 funding (up to $40,000) to support pilot studies based in the CTRU. Proposals are due by August 21st, 2017. For more details, please review the seed grant announcement: http://ctru.uga.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/46/2017/06/CTRU-Seed-Grant-RFP-FY18.docx

Congratulations to Dr. Dorothy Carter for receiving one of 7 national grants from NASA!

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