Research Citations & Acknowledgments

Approved researchers agree to use the following citations in publications and grant submissions related to use of samples and data accessed through the CCTS Biobank.

Acknowledgment of the CTSA at the UTHealth CCTS | The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston:

“This work was supported by the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences Biobank at UTHealth, which is funded by National Institutes of Health Clinical and Translational Science Award UL1 TR000371 from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences or the National Institutes of Health.“

Acknowledgment of the support of the contributing sample owner who supplied samples and/or data as appropriate per contributing investigator or repository. For example:

“The author(s) would like to thank TexGen Research and the Biobank of UTHealth | The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for their kind support and permission to use data and samples.”

Papers that use the support of NIH grants must be submitted to PubMed Central, which issues them a PMCID in addition to the PubMed ID. If your journal does not handle this process for you, you may initiate it at the following link:

It will require use of your eRA Commons Username, NIH grant information appropriate to your publication, and copies of your original manuscripts (not PDF).