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News Brief: NCATS-FDA Team Receives HHS Innovation Ventures Support to Crowdsource Information on Treating Tropical Diseases

Researchers will enhance the Web-based Collaborative Use Repurposing Engine, which enables the crowdsourcing of medical information.

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Partnering with Disease Foundations to Speed Drug Discovery

NCATS’ postdoctoral fellows with disease expertise receive training in early drug discovery.

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Stopping Metastasis in Its Tracks: New 3-D Cell Model Enables Closer Look at Cancer Progression

NCATS and University of Chicago researchers have developed a 3-D model of ovarian cancer metastasis using cells from patients to help identify potential therapeutic compounds.

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NCATS e-newsletter

Read about how NCATS partners with disease foundations to speed translation, a new drug discovery resource, new funding opportunities via the CTSA program and more.

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Tissue Chip for Drug Screening

Learn more about this innovative NCATS-led program to improve the accuracy of pre-clinical drug testing.

NCATS-FDA Team Receives HHS Innovation Ventures Support

Researchers will enhance the Web-based Collaborative Use Repurposing Engine, which enables the crowdsourcing of medical information.

A medical worker prepares to vaccinate a young boy.

June E-Newsletter Now Available

Read about how NCATS partners with disease foundations to speed translation, a new drug discovery resource, new funding opportunities via the CTSA program and more.

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Partnering with Disease Foundations to Speed Drug Discovery

NCATS’ postdoctoral fellows with disease expertise receive training in early drug discovery.

Postdoctoral fellows in an NCATS laboratory

3-D Cell Model Enables Closer Look at Cancer Progression

NCATS and University of Chicago researchers have developed a 3-D model of ovarian cancer metastasis using cells from patients to help identify potential therapeutic compounds.

Very high magnification micrograph of an ovarian clear cell carcinoma. (Credit: http://bit.ly/1GXE2mc. Copyright: http://bit.ly/1fd019p)

Watch the Tissue Chip Video

Learn more about this innovative NCATS-led program to improve the accuracy of pre-clinical drug testing.

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More Center News

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Apply for Trial and Recruitment Innovation Center funding to improve multisite studies.

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Small businesses are encouraged to apply for NCATS grant support by Sept. 8, 2015.

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Meet Chip

Tissue Chip for Drug Screening (Chip)

Explore this interactive model of the innovative advances from the NCATS-supported Tissue Chip for Drug Screening program. Are you ready to Meet Chip?

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Learn more about all the ways that potential grantees, partners and collaborators can access NCATS support to advance translational science.

  • NCATS Programs & Initiatives
    NCATS encourages partnerships that cross many scientific disciplines and research sectors in pursuit of translational success.
  • Small Business Opportunities
    NCATS’ small business programs help entrepreneurs develop and commercialize new translational technologies.
  • Expertise & Resources
    NCATS staff are experts in translation, and the Center’s resources support pre-clinical and clinical activities.
  • Licensing Opportunities
    NCATS makes it easy for industry and academia to interact and partner with Center laboratories and scientists.