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Director's Corner

Joni L. Rutter, Ph.D.
Joni L. Rutter, Ph.D.

Director’s Message

Joni L. Rutter discusses NCATS’ efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, including the OpenData Portal, N3C and more. She reflects on lessons learned from the past year and how to apply them to build on NCATS’ translational science mission.