The institutions that comprise VIICTR continue to experience growth in basic, clinical, and translational research. The resources below can help investigators find the services they need to continue contributing to this growth. This Web site is continuously updated. If you have any comments or suggestions for improvement, please contact us.

Below are descriptions and links to the research resources available on this site.

The Dan L. Duncan Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR)

The ICTR was created to further Baylor College of Medicine’s commitment to clinical and translational research. One of the ICTR goals is to provide a robust, readily accessible infrastructure to encourage and support multidisciplinary, collaborative research. As a centralized shared resource, the ICTR provides coordinated and comprehensive researcher-focused support for all stages of clinical research, from study design to study closeout. Services include research informatics, biostatistics, grants and contracts administrative support, research nursing, trial coordination, regulatory services and research ethics consultation. The ICTR is strategically positioned to accommodate patient-oriented research activities in all of the adult and pediatric patient care facilities affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine.

Core Facilities and Research Centers

This database contains listings for all core facilities, research centers, services, and equipment located within VIICTR member institutions. The database is searchable by institution, core name, equipment, category, research center, and keyword. Periodically, VIICTR.org features interviews with the directors of the core facilities and research centers. These interviews highlight recent advancements and what is being planned.


This page lists services and tools that can be used to bridge the translational gap between data and models, models and drug discovery, and drug discovery and personalized medicine.

Regulatory Affairs / IRB

This page provides information and links to the many resources available to investigators to facilitate and ensure compliance with all federal and other regulatory and protocol implementation processes for research conducted by faculty at VIICTR.org institutions.

Licensing and Technology

This page lists resources and links to services that facilitate the development and dissemination of groundbreaking discoveries, collaborations with industry partners, commercialization and investment opportunities.

VIICTR Member Organizations
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
  • Ben Taub Hospital
  • University of Houston College of Pharmacy
  • Gulf Coast Consortia