The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) is funded by the National Institutes of Health to conduct innovative clinical and translational research and advance these discoveries to better the health of our communities. The CCTS strives to accelerate the translation of scientific discoveries into innovative diagnostics and therapies, disease prevention and improved health care delivery. To accomplish this, the CCTS offers essential services and resources for investigators at all stages of the translational spectrum, including infrastructure support, funding, and a curriculum for clinical-translational research training.  Services offered by the CCTS include biomedical informatics support, biostatistical consulting, recruitment and retention assistance, community engagement, implementation science, and research navigation.