Participant Recruitment Services

Supporting Your Enrollment Efforts

CCTS Participant Recruitment Services (PRS) provides comprehensive recruitment support including consultations for recruitment planning, material development and approval, advertising, outreach, and educational opportunities. 

Participate in Research Studiesi
PRS-Supported Research Published by JCI with "Author's Take" Video
Philip Kern JCI Insights video

In August 2018, the Journal of Clinical Investigation presented an "Author's Take" video with Philip Kern, MD , director of the CCTS, on his paper "Human Adipose Beiging in Response to Cold and Mirabegron".

See the JCI Insight video to learn more: 'Human Adipose Beiging in Response to Cold and Mirabegron'.

Connecting Researchers with Participants


Hits to Participate in Research & Current Studies FY2020 


Participant Inquiry Forms Submitted Sept 2018-Aug 2019


Studies Supported by PRS Across 12 Colleges and 32 Departments in FY2020

  • UK Receives $23.5 Million Clinical and Translational Science Award from the NIH
    • Sep 14 2021

    The University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) has received a $23.5 million, four-year award from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) at the National Institutes of Health. This is the third time the CCTS has successfully competed for the prestigious Clinical and Translational Award (CTSA), with continuous funding since 2011 totaling $65.4 million in research dollars.

  • CCTS Debuts Comic Book on E-cigarette Use by Young Adults
    • Sep 14 2021

    What’s the best way to fight science misinformation? In the case of electronic cigarette use by young adults, a team at the University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) chose a novel approach — a research-based comic book.

  • 'UK at the Half': UK CCTS Accelerating Discoveries to Improve Health
    • Sep 14 2021

    During "UK at the Half" UK football game on Saturday, CCTS was recognized for their clinical research — which helps to improve health, with an emphasis on the Central Appalachian region.