Cite and Acknowledge the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA)

Why acknowledge the CTSA?

The NUCATS Institute provides essential infrastructure, resources and services at Northwestern University to support the translational research enterprise through the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) grant. Publications are the key metric that Congress, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and NU use to demonstrate effective use of grant funding.

When you cite the NUCATS grant in your publication you help:

  • NUCATS demonstrate productivity and effectively compete for CTSA renewal
  • NU maintain prestigious CTSA funding
  • NU Researchers continue to get essential infrastructure, resources and services
  • Yourself compete for federal funding by leveraging existing federal resources at NU
  • NIH demonstrate positive results to Congress to continue the CTSA Program

Who should cite and acknowledge the CTSA?

As the CTSA supports infrastructure at Northwestern University for research, anyone who does research at Northwestern University that touches the NUCATS Institute in some way should cite the grant for the reasons noted above. 

Individuals who MUST cite the CTSA in their publications include the following groups:

  1. K scholars and T trainees should link all manuscripts that results from work done while funded by the CTSA and any downstream publications that flow directly from K and T research activities.
  2. Individuals directly funded by pilot, voucher, Dixon or other similar mechanisms provided by the NUCATS Institute.
  3. Individuals who use NUCATS Institute resources and services (i.e. regulatory support, budgets, biostatistics, Northwestern Medicine® Enterprise Data Warehouse) for a research project and any downstream publications that flow directly from the project.

How do I cite and acknowledge the CTSA in my publications?

Please use the following disclaimer to acknowledge the CTSA in your publications if you have used any NUCATS services or resources.

UL1

Support effective 8/12/15 should use:

Research reported in this publication was supported, in part, by the National Institutes of Health's National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, Grant Number UL1TR001422. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

Support between 4/30/12-8/11/15 should use:

Research reported in this publication was supported, in part, by the National Institutes of Health's National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, Grant Number UL1TR000150. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

Support before 4/30/12 should use:

Research reported in this publication was supported, in part, by the National Institutes of Health's National Center for Research Resources, Grant Number UL1RR025741. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

Citation information for KL2 scholars:

Scholars effective 8/12/15 should use:

Research reported in this publication was supported, in part, by the National Institutes of Health's National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, Grant Number KL2TR001424. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

Scholars between 4/30/12-8/11/15 should use:

Research reported in this publication was supported, in part, by the National Institutes of Health's National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, Grant Number KL2TR000107. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

Scholars appointed before 4/30/12 should use:

Research reported in this publication was supported, in part, by the National Institutes of Health's National Center for Research Resources, Grant Number KL2RR025740. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

Citation information for TL1 trainees:

Trainees effective 8/12/15 should use:

Research reported in this publication was supported, in part, by the National Institutes of Health's National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, Grant Number TL1TR001423. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

Trainees appointed between 4/30/12-8/11/15 (Year 5) should use:

Research reported in this publication was supported, in part, by the National Institutes of Health's National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, Grant Number TL1TR000108. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

Trainees appointed before 4/30/12 (Year 5) should use:

Research reported in this publication was supported, in part, by the National Institutes of Health's National Center for Research Resources, Grant Number TL1RR025739. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

To learn about citing and acknowledging the CTSA grant please view this 12 minute module on Citing Publications.