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SPARK Program

The UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science SPARK (Small Pilot and Research Knowledge) Program provides pilot funding for hypothesis-driven clinical and translational research as well as access to the Clinical Research Center and other UMCCTS cores. The UMCCTS' priorities are to support studies that impact clinical care and research methodologies, support students and trainees, and provide access to funds to generate pilot and preliminary data for external grant submissions.

Please see the Application Material for complete details and instructions for application submission.