Trial Innovation Network

Trial Innovation Network Hub Liaison Team

James Chmiel, MD, Co-Medical Director
Lara Jehi, MD, Co-Medical Director
Noreen Roman, MT(ASCP), MBA,Project Coordinator

What is the Trial Innovation Network?

The Trial Innovation Network is a collaborative initiative of the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) that seeks to address critical roadblocks in clinical trials and accelerate the translation of novel research into clinical practice. Case Western Reserve University is a member of the Trial Innovation Network through its CTSA grant, which provides study investigators with a broad range of services and consultations to optimize clinical trials and studies. These services and consultations are designed to help investigators develop proposals into protocols, optimize study operations, and enhance recruitment and enrollment.

The Trial Innovation Network is a rapidly developing and evolving collaborative initiative that leverages the expertise, skills and knowledge of the entire national CTSA Consortium.

What is the goal of the Trial Innovation Network?

The goal of the Trial Innovation Network is execute trials better, faster, and more cost-efficiently and to be a national laboratory to study, understand and innovate the process of conducting clinical trials.

What services are offered through the Trial Innovation Network?

The Trial Innovation Network currently provides services for multi-center clinical trials and studies.

Who can submit a proposal to the Trial Innovation Network?

Full-time faculty at a Cleveland CTSC-affiliated institution.

Wish to submit a proposal? 

All proposal ideas for the TIN must first go through a Local TIN submission review prior to applying to the national TIN for services. Complete this intake form to be connected with our local TIN Hub Liaison Team who can provide advice and input on your proposal.