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Opioids Increase the Risk of Pneumonia

NIH-supported research suggests a new danger associated with opioids: They can increase a person’s risk for pneumonia that is severe enough to warrant hospitalization.

CTSA Program Supports Emerging Research on Health Effects of Plastics

An early-career investigator is developing techniques to study how chemicals used in medical devices affect the developing hearts of pediatric patients

Collaborate with NCATS Scientists on the NIH HEAL InitiativeSM

NCATS welcomes HEAL-related proposals to advance promising compounds and human cell-based models through preclinical development in collaboration with NCATS’ intramural scientists.

Natural Products Resource Could Help Researchers Find New Treatments

Canvass, a screening library for natural products, was created by NCATS to uncover the potential medical use of these compounds and enable the creation of new treatments for diseases.

NCATS Support Enables a Promising Therapy to Enter Clinical Trials

A Small Business Innovation Research award has enabled Recursion Pharmaceuticals to advance a potential treatment for a rare disease into clinical testing.

NCATS Releases Updated Translational Road Maps

Share your feedback on the new, interactive beta version of the Drug Discovery, Development and Deployment Maps. NCATS has added a more dynamic map interface for enhanced usability.

NCATS-Supported Researchers Find Cell Source Matters for Tissue Chips

Researchers from the Tissue Chip Testing Center at Texas A&M University have evaluated a kidney-on-a-chip’s ability to perform the same functions as real kidneys.

Tiny Organs in Orbit

The NCATS Director discusses how miniature human organs sent into space through the NCATS Tissue Chips in Space initiative will advance exploration of aging and disease.

Rare Diseases Challenge Winners

NCATS selected winners from nearly 50 submissions to a Challenge seeking creative ways to raise awareness about rare diseases and the need for expanded research and patient support.

Director's Corner

Christopher P. Austin, M.D.

March Director's Message

The issues surrounding pain and addiction have created a tremendous urgency in this country for new and better treatments. This sense of urgency permeates all we do at NCATS, since patients with many types of diseases are waiting for the promise of...

Christopher P. Austin, M.D.

In the Spotlight

Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program

Table of Funded Activities 2014 - 2018 (PDF - 121KB)

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.