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Our focus is to advance the science of translation, which is the process of turning observations into interventions to improve health.

We collaborate with researchers, the public and other stakeholder groups to design new approaches and technologies that ultimately will deliver more treatments to more people more quickly. Read more


Director's Corner

Christopher P. Austin, M.D.

Latest Director's Message

Christopher P. Austin, M.D., looks back on an exciting year of accomplishments: “2019 was a remarkable year for NCATS, and I want to start by thanking all of you—our collaborators, partners, scientists, physicians, patients, regulators—who worked so closely with us to make this common vision we have of translational science come true in some really meaningful ways.”