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New Approach to Identify Potential Cancer Drugs

NCATS researchers develop a series of assays (tests) to identify compounds that disrupt a driver of several cancers.

NCATS Announces Joni Rutter as New Deputy Director

On Nov. 28, 2018, NCATS announced Joni Rutter, Ph.D., as its new deputy director. Rutter is slated to join NCATS in early 2019.

Sharing Patient & Community Perspectives at NCATS Day 2018

NCATS Day is a cornerstone of the Center’s efforts to engage and collaborate with a variety of diverse stakeholders, particularly patients and their communities, to advance translational science.

Accelerating Drug Discovery

Using NCATS’ ASPIRE program in pre-clinical drug discovery, scientists can study unexplored biologically active chemical space through integrating automated synthetic chemistry, high-throughput biology and artificial intelligence technologies.

CTSA Program Researchers Study How Robots Can Help Sick Children Attend School

Researchers supported by NCATS’ CTSA Program are studying and evaluating the use of robots in the classroom to help chronically ill children attend school.

NCATS-Supported Research Shows Potential for Altering Body Fat

Researchers, supported in part by the CTSA Program, have discovered a new way to take white fat from a mouse, turn it into brown fat and return it to the mouse. These findings could have implications for treating obesity.

Deconstructing the Translational Tower of Babel

Find out how NCATS’ Biomedical Data Translator program aims to help bridge informatics gaps in an editorial by NCATS leadership in Clinical and Translational Science.

Tissue Chips in Space: A Giant Leap Forward for Research

NCATS-supported researchers are testing devices, known as tissue- or organ-on-chips, to see how human cells inside these devices respond to stresses, drugs and genetic changes in space.

NCATS Scientists Prioritize Compounds to Advance Research on Mitochondrial Damage

NCATS scientists collaborated with other federal agencies to develop an approach that enables researchers to prioritize environmental chemicals for their ability to disrupt mitochondria, the power generators of the cell.

Director's Corner

Christopher P. Austin, M.D.

December Director's Message

At NCATS, we often say that translation is a team sport. I use this aphorism because it helps convey how team science is more than just collaborating with other researchers...

Christopher P. Austin, M.D.

In the Spotlight

Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program

Overview
Table of Funded Activities 2014 - 2018 (PDF - 99KB)

Small Business Opportunities

riskin sbirNCATS' Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs help small businesses develop and commercialize new translational technologies. Learn More.