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NCATS’ Role in the NIH HEAL InitiativeSM

As part of NIH HEAL, NCATS is applying breakthrough approaches of translational science to advance new treatments for opioid misuse and addiction and for pain.

NCATS Internship Helps Promising Student Soar

NCATS mentors students to strengthen their skills across research disciplines and help prepare them for successful scientific careers. Meet summer 2018 intern Bryan Queme.

Potential New Drug Combinations for Childhood Cancers

To help address challenges in treating children with cancer, a team of NCATS researchers is rethinking treatment approaches for several difficult-to-treat childhood cancers.

Working Model of a Heart Chamber

Researchers supported by NCATS’ Tissue Chip for Drug Screening program have developed a 3-D working model of a human heart chamber.

NCATS Announces NIH HEAL-Related Funding Opportunities

NCATS is supporting three new funding opportunities and a prize challenge through the NIH HEAL (Helping to End Addiction Long-term℠) Initiative.

A Model for Accelerating Translational Research in Real Time

CTSA Program investigators have piloted an innovative approach called Real-Time IRB that significantly reduces the time between study submission to the institutional review board and final approval.

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.

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.

Director's Corner

Christopher P. Austin, M.D.

January Director's Message

When astronauts spend time in the low-gravity environment of space, they rapidly lose bone, muscle and immune function — all of which happens commonly but slowly with age here on Earth. Equally intriguing, these changes reverse when the astronauts return to Earth...

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.