Research Launchpad (CTSA)
Welcome to the UT Southwestern Research Launchpad
Your one-stop source for translational research resources and services
Log in with your UTSW Username and Password
What is Research Launchpad?
The Research Launchpad is your one-stop shop for clinical and translational research resources and services at UT Southwestern Medical Center. As an interactive, web-based resource management tool, the Research Launchpad allows users and service providers to manage the status of service requests in real- time. The Research Launchpad is maintained by the Center for Translational Medicine (CTM), home of the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) at UT Southwestern. Through provision of the Research Launchpad, the CTM aims to improve accessibility to clinical and translational research resources and services for the UT Southwestern community.
Who uses Research Launchpad?
Anyone in need of translational research resources at UT Southwestern may use the Research Launchpad. General users may include principle investigators, co-investigators, study coordinators, research nurses, student researchers, administrative staff, and so on. Anyone seeking access to the Research Launchpad may login using their UT Southwestern username and password; contact the Research Launchpad administrator if you do not have UT Southwestern login credentials.
Why do I need to use Research Launchpad?
The Research Launchpad is the sole portal to translational research resources and services at UT Southwestern. In order to obtain any CTM service, users must first submit a request through this system. Tracking requests through the Research Launchpad allows the CTM to better serve users via prompt communication, identification of high and low-demand services, and awareness of the types of research we facilitate.
How do I use the Research Launchpad?
For more information on the Research Launchpad and step-by-step instructions for use, please see the User's Guide. If you have any other questions, please contact the Research Launchpad administrator at 214-648-2123 or Arianne.Rhea@UTSouthwestern.edu