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The Office of Translational Research Services (OTRS) provides administrative support and guidance for the following aspects of the Translational Research Process to UWCCC members at no cost.


Research Property Protection/Agreements

OTRS provides administrative guidance for:

  • Material Transfer Agreements
  • Confidential Disclosure Agreements
  • Intellectual Property Agreements
  • Invention Disclosure Reports
  • Interactions with WARF and Graduate School / Office of Industrial Partnerships

      Learn more about Protection/Agreements


Investigational New Drug (IND) Applications

OTRS assists with regulatory services for new IND applications and management of existing INDs:  

  • IND consultation and guidance
  • Support for initial IND submission
  • Serve as primary contact for FDA
  • Support and management for annual report submissions
  • Coordinate FDA conference calls and Type C meetings
  • New IND applications assistance
    (Investigator should have Pre-IND work and protocol development completed)
    • Review the IND application with the Investigator and determine if all components are ready
    • Help facilitate collaborations and connections for completing Pre-IND work as needed
    • Assist in the completion of IND application form
    • Package the IND application for FDA submission

  • Existing IND assistance
    • Submit protocol changes
    • Assist with preparation and submission of the annual report
    • Update the name of the IND holder when needed
    • Submit other necessary documents

      Learn more about Pre-Investigational New Drug (IND) Development


Finding / Connecting with Research Resources

OTRS assists with finding research resources needed to complete preclinical testing toward IND submission such as:

  • UWCCC Research Services
  • Other UW Resources
  • National support centers
  • Industry collaborators 

      Learn more about Research Connections


Translational Research Grant/Resource Support
OTRS assists in applications for grant funding/resource support for translational research including: 

  • NIH Resource Programs: PREVENT, BrlDGs and NExT
    OTRS develops and oversees a coordinated and managed approach for the submission of PREVENT, BrIDGs and NExT applications including:
    • Giving deadline reminders
    • Providing updates on PREVENT and BrIDGs current foci
    • Facilitating communication with the PREVENT, BrIDGs and NExT programs
    • Assisting administratively with application processes

       Learn more about Grant / Resource Support Mechanisms


Regulatory Processes

OTRS in collaboration with the Clinical Research Coordinating Office (CRCO) provides administrative guidance for:

  • Compliance
  • Human Subjects Protection
  • Good Clinical Practice
  • Interactions with FDA, NIH, NCI, DOD, etc.