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NCATS Makes Science Fun for Local Middle Schoolers

As part of the 10th annual Frontiers in Science and Medicine Day on Nov. 9, 2018, nearly 100 local middle school students got a glimpse of what it is like to be a scientist at NCATS.

December e-Newsletter Now Available

Read about reports by Biomedical Data Translator researchers, using robots to help sick children learn, this year’s NCATS Day event, environmental chemicals and the mitochondria, and more.

NIH-Funded Tissue Chips Rocket to International Space Station

The first of several sets of NCATS tissue chips launch into space. Researchers will explore the effects of microgravity on the human immune system.

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.

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

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.