Research Administration Offices

Clinical Research Support Center (CRS)

Guiding investigators through regulatory requirements for human subject research   


Colorado Multiple Institutional Review Board (COMIRB)

The IRB for the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus and affiliates.

Office of Laboratory Animal Resources (OLAR)

Providing quality care for and enhancing the lives of animal research models     


Office of Research Committee Support (ORCS)

Administrative support to the IACUC, IBC and Radiation Safety Committees

Conflict of Interest (COI)

Identifies and review of potential conflicts through disclosure procedures   


Environmental Health & Safety (EHS)

Services promoting productivity, safety and health of students, researchers, and employees     


Export Control

Export control support for research and other international activities.     



Supporting the integrity of Protected Health Information (PHI) and individual’s privacy     


Office of Chief Research Informatics Officer (CRIO)

The CU Anschutz CRIO will empower CU Anschutz with the leadership it needs to thrive in an increasingly data-driven world and will coordinate the use of information and information systems to transform biomedical research and improve quality and efficiency.


Office of Grants and Contracts (OGC) 

Supporting researchers in obtaining and administering extramural funds for research     


Office of Regulatory Compliance (ORC)

Regulatory offices where researchers can find assistance 


Office of Research Development and Education (ORDE)

Faculty resource for external support of research and teaching activities     


Office of Research Services (ORS)

Faculty development resources targeted at enhancing faculty research and creative work     


Research Information Technology (RIT)

Supporting business-critical systems and equipment in Research Administration


Research Integrity

Supporting ethical conduct in research

AB Nexus

By expanding research collaborations between the University of Colorado Anschutz and Boulder campuses, the AB Nexus will generate knowledge that improves human well-being and spurs innovation and economic development.


Biobank Initiative

We have created a centralized biobank and governance structure to collect and manage access to COVID-19 positive samples to facilitate research     


Cell Therapy Operation Program (CTOP)

The CTOP team will provide project management, protocol writing and pharmo-vigilance support.


Clinical Research Support Team (CReST)

Provides a pool of experienced study coordinators and regulatory staff to assist with clinical research study start-up, implementation, and closeout. This resource alleviates the administrative burden associated with training and managing research staff and allows investigators to pay only for the amount of effort required.


COVID-19 Research

As COVID-19 impacts all aspects of research, we have created a webpage that highlights the ramp up process, current funded projects and other resources specific to the pandemic and active research.


COVIDome Project

This highly collaborative effort aims to generate multidimensional datasets from biospecimens from COVID-19 patients and controls, which will be integrated with matching clinical data.


CU Research Pharmacy

The CU Research Pharmacy cross-collaborative project is led by the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and in partnership with the School of Medicine, the CU Anschutz Chancellor, and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research.


IT Resources for Researchers

Created in partnership between the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, the School of Medicine and Office of Information Technology this website is designed to assist faculty and staff searching for IT computing resources available at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.     



LabArchives is a web-based collaborative tool that was specifically designed for the storage, organization, sharing, and publishing of research data.


Multi-Investigator Grant Advisory and Support Program

The Multi-Investigator Grant Advisory and Support Program has been established through a joint effort between the School of Medicine and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research to provide administrative support and limited pilot project funding to promote collaborative projects between University of Colorado faculty.