Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Translating Science into Solutions for Better Health

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PI and Co-PI Eligibility (Note: participation as Co-I is not restricted)
Award Category Resident Fellow; Postdoc Faculty Without Salary Faculty
Clinical;
Professional Research
Professor
Adjunct
Assistant
Associate
Full Professor CHLA Community Partners $ Amount
Academic-Community Partnership Pilot Co-PI Co-PI Not eligible PI PI PI PI* Co-PI** $30,000
Clinical Trials Unit-Specific Research Pilot Co-PI Co-PI Not eligible PI PI PI PI* Co-PI** $30,000
CORE-specific Investigation Co-PI Co-PI Not eligible PI PI PI PI* Co-PI** $5,000
Mentor-Based Training Bridge Co-PI Co-PI Not eligible PI PI Not eligible PI*
Junior level
Co-PI** $30,000
Mobile Health Research Project Co-PI Co-PI Not eligible PI PI PI PI* Co-PI** $30,000
Multidisciplinary Research Pilot Co-PI Co-PI Not eligible PI PI PI PI* Co-PI** $30,000
Multidiscliplinary Resource Development Co-PI Co-PI Not eligible PI PI PI PI* Co-PI** $30,000
New Direction Not eligible Not eligible Not eligible PI PI PI PI* Co-PI** $30,000
Novel Methods and Technology Co-PI Co-PI Not eligible PI PI PI PI* Co-PI** $30,000
Research Pilot Co-PI Co-PI Not eligible PI PI PI PI* Co-PI** $30,000
Team Building Incubator PI PI Not eligible PI PI PI PI* Co-PI** $5,000
Translational Research Improvement PI PI Not eligible PI PI PI PI* Co-PI** $30,000
Underrepresented Faculty PI PI Not eligible PI PI Not eligible PI*
Junior level
Not eligible $30,000
*CHLA investigators are eligible with documentation of allowable faculty-equivalent appointment in the letter of support
**Community Partners are eligible with a USC or CHLA PI
    Award Category
    Amount
    Description
  • Research Awards
    $40,000
    Supports individual investigators or small groups conducting preliminary research using human subjects, tissue, or clinical data. Funds may be used to initiate new research projects, accelerate existing projects, for the acquisition of pilot data or for program development activities.
  • Team Building Grant
    $5,000
    Supports team building activities from small research teams. This mechanism is intended to provide rapid funding for activities that promote the SC CTSI goal of assembling new multidisciplinary or transdisciplinary teams focused on clinical and community research, particularly those that are grounded in the science of team science principles.