Clinical and Translational Investigations

Overview

The Clinical and Translational Investigation Core (CTIC) of Einstein’s Center for AIDS Research provides a centralized, user-friendly gateway for accessing extensive patient data and specimens across clinical care and research sites.  The Core facilitates research through a user-friendly portal to a large database, and stimulates interactions among CFAR investigators to promote translational research, and provides epidemiologic guidance and statistical support.

Services

  • Clinical outcomes database of ~15,000 HIV-infected and >217,000 HIV-negative patients seen at Montefiore Medical Center with key variables for both HIV-related and general medical conditions
  • Epidemiology guidance in study design and analysis; statistical support when needed
  • Access to a specimen repository from HIV-infected and –uninfected individuals, enabled through a general IRB-approved protocol that facilitates overall work, time and expense
  • Assistance in collection of fresh specimens from well-characterized patients and research participants
  • Assistance in conducting behavioral research available through the Preventive Intervention Research Center for Child Health, directed by Laurie Bauman, PhD

Location and Contacts

Clinical and Translational Investigations

Montefiore Medical Center

 
 
 

Scientific Director
Kathryn Anastos, M.D.
718.944.3860
kanastos@montefiore.org

Adult Patient Research Coordinator
Barry S. Zingman, M.D.
718.920.2647
bzingman@montefiore.org

Clinical Outcomes Data Coordinator
Eran Bellin, M.D.
914.457.6226
ebellin@montefiore.org