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Administrative Units

Weill Cornell Medicine Administrative Units provide the support and services necessary for researchers, students, faculty and staff to fulfill the mission of the Research Dean’s Office. 


The Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) is Cornell University's technology transfer office. The CTL manages technology for Cornell's Ithaca campus, Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell Tech and the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva.


The Clinical & Translational Science Center (CTSC) facilitates the conduct of innovative translational research at Weill Cornell and beyond. The CTSC offers funding opportunities that encourage multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary collaboration, through an array of research support and core services, education and training opportunities and expansive community engagement programs. Through a diverse patient population, the center can move translational research seamlessly from bench to bedside.


Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) is responsible for developing, maintaining, and promoting the policies necessary to maintain a safe and healthy environment for students, faculty, staff and the visiting public. The EHS works with other Medical Center entities to protect against losses and to ensure that operations are in compliance with Federal, New York State and New York City environmental health and safety codes and regulations.


The Joint Clinical Trials Office (JCTO) is a collaborative enterprise established by Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital to foster and advance clinical research. Our experienced staff is dedicated to providing the highest level of customer service to our investigators throughout the study activation and conduct process.


Office of BioPharma Alliances & Research Collaborations markets, generates and structures new opportunities for business development and translational research alliances for WCM faculty in research collaborations with the life science and biopharma sector. 

Office of Medical Student Research- Weill Cornell Medicine

The Office of Medical Student Research provides Weill Cornell Medicine students with advice on finding research projects, mentors, fellowships and funding opportunities.


The Office of Research Compliance (ORC) ensures that the WCM faculty and staff understand their responsibilities in conducting research activities according to compliance laws and regulations. The ORC cooperative culture embraces the diversity of institutional interests and provides a balanced approach to regulatory initiatives under the leadership of WCM faculty and staff.

offices of research integrity

The Offices of Research Integrity (ORI) is dedicated to providing exemplary support and educational training in the conduct of human, animal, and basic scientific research. The ORI partners with the academic and biomedical research community at Weill Cornell Medicine, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and its collaborating institutions and organizations.


The Office of Sponsored Research Administration (OSRA) simplifies the proposal submission process so that Weill Cornell Medicine faculty can advance their groundbreaking research. Our staff takes great pride in ensuring that every grant application submitted on behalf of the organization’s faculty meets or exceeds the rigorous standards of sponsoring agencies. OSRA collaborates with Grant Accounting, Research Integrity, and Weill Cornell Medicine Officers on the compliant management of awards.