Welcome to the Investigator’s Research Toolbox. It is “one-stop shopping” for all UAMS College of Medicine members involved in various research pursuits. The UAMS Research Office is committed to furthering faculty research. Whether you’re a first-timer or a veteran investigator, the Investigator’s Research Toolbox provides useful tools/links at your fingertips to save you time and augment your research success.

  • CLARA – electronically submit and track all clinical research projects administered by the Office for Research and Sponsored Programs
  • Comprehensive Informatics Resource Center (CIRC)  – links to informatics resources for clinical and translational research
  • Basic Sciences Instrumentation Service Request – Repair and service of research equipment (e.g., plate readers, imagers, etc.)
  • Biomedical Informatics – a department within the College of Medicine develops computational tools to assess and manage medical and public health information.
  • Biosafety – provides biosafety information,  forms, policies, and training links for UAMS researchers
  • Biostatistics – provides expert statistical guidance to clinical, health services, and biomedical scientists
  • BioVentures – links UAMS research minds to global markets in order to advance Arkansas’ scientific and economic development
  • Compliance – provides compliance consultations for the entire research community
  • Core Research Facilities – offers descriptions, capabilities, and contact information for various UAMS shared and core facilities.
  • DLAM – provides ordering, husbandry, and research method assistance regarding animals
  • IACUC – reviews and approves all research protocols that involve animal models.
  • IRB – approves, disapproves, or require modifications of research activities, as well  as working in conjunction with other university or institutional committees.
  • NIH Public Access Policy – mandatory submission to PubMed, following journal  article publication acceptance; inclusion of PubMed ID# when referencing these articles in NIH grant submissions
  • ORIS – Office of Research Information Systems implements an integrated information management system that enables faculty, research staff, administrators and compliance officers efficiently to procure and administer grants, contracts and sponsored programs.
  • ORSP – facilitates pre-award grants, contracts, subcontracts and industry-sponsored agreements process
  • OGSP – provides editorial, grant, and manuscript preparation services
  • OSPAN – provides sponsored programs administration to all stakeholders of UAMS.
  • RESDEV – maintains hardware and applications for research development, IT services and data storage/backup
  • REDCap – REDCap is a secure, web-based application for building and managing online surveys and databases.
  • Office of Research Regulatory Affairs – provides essential support to enable the development of well-designed, ethical studies that balance regulation with innovation
  • Showcase of Medical Discoveries – summaries of events where UAMS investigators discuss their research and discoveries (e.g., Cardiovascular, Nanomedicine, Telehealth, Bone, etc).
  • TRACKS – (Total Research and Compliance Knowledge System) contains COI and Grants logins.
  • Translational Research Institute (TRI) – clinical research functions, access to research tools, collaboration, educational programs, and to request assistance with research projects