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Director's Corner

Christopher P. Austin, M.D.
Christopher P. Austin, M.D.

September Director’s Message

NCATS is developing, demonstrating and disseminating more efficient, innovative and collaborative approaches to clinical trials, as seen in the convalescent plasma trials for COVID-19 and the new “Clinical Trials on a Chip” program.