For investigators new to research, starting at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, or embarking on a fresh project, this section provides answers, resources, and guidance to support you. Learn about starting your research, finding funding, submitting and managing grants and sponsored projects, obtaining necessary approvals, commercializing discoveries, and accessing required training.
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Researcher Start-up Table and Required Training
For a role-based list of the first steps to getting started with research at the School, select one of the following:
- Principal Investigator/Co-Investigator
- Clinical Research Coordinator
- Postdoctoral Researcher
- Research Administrator
Grant/Protocol Flow Chart
To help you determine which regulatory reviews or approvals are needed, use the Grant/Protocol Wizard, which links to all required application, internal and external resources, contacts, deadlines, and meeting schedules for applicable boards.
Agreement Navigator Tool
To learn how to route and obtain approvals for your agreements, use the Agreement Navigator Tool.
Transferring a Grant
Policies and procedures for transferring a grant vary by funding agency. Consult with your department-assigned Grant and Contracts Office (GCO) specialist for assistance.
Navigate the wide range of funding opportunities available to you through federal funding, city and state agencies, foreign governments, industry, foundations, and other non-profit institutions.
To help you keep up with the latest, our Research Information Technology Department provides you with research support tools, including data capture, data storage, patient recruitment, data warehouse, and information systems.
Computer Services provides a vast collection of easily accessible information derived from clinical, operational, and financial systems at the School and Health System to assist with planning and executing clinical and translational research
Find a Collaborator
To find a research collaborator, search for people, publications, concepts, and other items, using names and keywords. You can generate investigator profiles with contact information, publications, co-authors, and a list of faculty with research interests similar to yours. Publications are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources.
Find Research Services at a Glance
Research Services at a Glance links you to research administration offices (such as the Institutional Review Board and Grants and Contracts), and to institutional support services and resources for you and your research team.
Grant Application Resource Center
The Grant Application Resource Center provides investigators with information and tools to facilitate your preparation of grant applications and protocols.