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Research Tools


Feinberg Research offers a wide range of resources, facilities and services to support your research and administration needs, from basic science to clinical research. For research resources specific to an area of focus, please visit department or institute or center websites.

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Sponsored Projects & Research Catalysts (SPARC)

Sponsored Project & Research Catalysts (SPARC) provide research administration support across the medical school.

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Northwestern University Clinical & Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute

NUCATS provides scientists with resources and expertise, including training, to enhance the efficiency and efficacy of clinical and translational work.

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Funding Opportunities

Seed Grants

Feinberg provides seed funding up to $50,000 for application preparation to initiate new multi-investigator program project or center grant applications.

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Pilot Funding

Find opportunities for pilot or seed grant funding across the medical school. This directory is maintained by NUCATS.

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Scientist Resources for Clinical Trials

Clinical Research Team FAQ
Find answers to the most commonly asked questions by researchers conducting clinical studies.

Complion eRegulatory Binders
Learn more about the platform used to maintain regulatory documents for all types of human subjects research.

Center for Clinical Research
Part of NUCATS, the center offers infrastructure to help address your study needs.

Research Analysis Resources

The Research Analysis team provides summary data and reports in support of strategic decision making within the Feinberg School of Medicine. The Research Analysis team can also provide custom queries in support of funding applications or other initiatives.

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