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Seeing Clearly

CTSA support enables clearest-ever image of key enzyme in cancer, aging.

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Streamlining Multisite Clinical Trials

NCATS SMART IRB Reliance Platform to serve as roadmap for new NIH policy.

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Ketamine Metabolite Fights Depression

NCATS scientists helped identify a chemical byproduct created as the body breaks down ketamine — a finding that has potential for treating depression.

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Researcher Embraces Technology to Improve Hearing Device

A CTSA Program-supported scientist is moving a promising translational research project into commercial space.

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June E-Newsletter Now Available

Read about NCATS’ new SMART IRB Reliance Platform, how CTSA Program-supported scientists produced the clearest-ever image of a key enzyme in cancer and aging, and more.

Seeing Clearly

CTSA support enables clearest-ever image of key enzyme in cancer, aging.

UCLA research team

June E-Newsletter Now Available

Read about NCATS’ new SMART IRB Reliance Platform, how CTSA Program-supported scientists produced the clearest-ever image of a key enzyme in cancer and aging, and more.

NCATS e-newsletter displayed on a tablet

Streamlining Multisite Clinical Trials

NCATS SMART IRB Reliance Platform to serve as roadmap for new NIH policy.

Doctors with students.

Ketamine Metabolite Fights Depression

NCATS scientists helped identify a chemical byproduct created as the body breaks down ketamine — a finding that has potential for treating depression.

A depressed person sitting in chair

Researcher Embraces Technology to Improve Hearing Device

A CTSA Program-supported scientist is moving a promising translational research project into commercial space.

Students look at computer screens

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This online glossary clarifies terms used in translational science and medical product development.

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Use this NCATS-supported tool to develop tests for high-throughput screening projects.

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NCATS CTSA Program Interview

Petra Kaufmann, M.D., M.Sc., director of the NCATS Office of Rare Diseases Research and Division of Clinical Innovation, discusses how CTSA Program support is speeding the translation of research discoveries into health benefits. View the video.

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Learn more about all the ways that potential grantees, partners and collaborators can access NCATS support to advance translational science.

  • NCATS Programs & Initiatives
    NCATS encourages partnerships that cross many scientific disciplines and research sectors in pursuit of translational success.
  • Small Business Opportunities
    NCATS’ small business programs help entrepreneurs develop and commercialize new translational technologies.
  • Expertise & Resources
    NCATS staff are experts in translation, and the Center’s resources support pre-clinical and clinical activities.
  • Licensing Opportunities
    NCATS makes it easy for industry and academia to interact and partner with Center laboratories and scientists.