The research environment at UTMB provides many opportunities for clinical research and support during training and career development. Clinical research resources include the Institute for Translational Science Clinical Research Center (ITS-CRC), which has been awarded continuous NIH funding (UL1TR001439) for over 47 years and provides inpatient and outpatient facilities, experienced nursing staff, biostatistical and study design support, computer support, and various specialized equipment for human research. The ITS provides core resources in biostatistics, bioinformatics, genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, and community outreach.
Additional research resources at UTMB include multiple Centers for Research Excellence, a Center for Aerospace Medicine and Physiology, the Institute for the Medical Humanities, Core Laboratory Facilities, and a Child Health Research Center.
Students in the Clinical Science Program may be supported by a number of mechanisms.
most cases, students have a position at UTMB that provides protected
time during course work. They will be supported by their research
mentors during their thesis/dissertation research. Support may be
provided by external sources such as training grants.