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NCATS Scientists Prioritize Compounds to Advance Research on Mitochondrial Damage

NCATS scientists collaborated with other federal agencies to develop an approach that enables researchers to prioritize environmental chemicals for their ability to disrupt mitochondria, the power generators of the cell.

CTSA Program Supports Development and De-Risking of Heart Valve Technology

NCATS’ Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program support enabled the early development of an innovative device that may help patients avoid complications of heart valve replacement.

NCATS, FDA Co-Host Workshop on Gene Therapy for Rare Diseases

NCATS and the Food and Drug Administration are collaborating to identify bottlenecks to gene therapy development and share best practices for advancing gene therapies.

NIH Awards $86 Million to Improve Genome Editing Techniques

The 21 Somatic Cell Genome Editing program grants will support research aimed at improving treatment options for both rare and common diseases.

Templates for Success: Speeding Public-Private Partnerships

NCATS is speeding the formation of innovative private-public partnerships through the use of standardized legal agreements.

3-D Tissue Bioprinting: An Emerging Path to Better Drug Development

Using 3-D bioprinting techniques, NCATS scientists are developing 3-D tissue models that more closely mimic tissues in the human body.

NCATS Funding Available to Repurpose Existing Drugs

Interested in identifying new treatments for a broad range of diseases using partially developed therapeutic candidates? Access two new funding opportunities.

CTSA Program Researcher Studies Barriers to HIV Prevention

With NCATS-supported mentoring and training, an early-stage investigator is studying barriers that keep young adults from obtaining HIV prevention medicines.

NCATS Supports Research for Stretchable, Wearable Electronics

Researchers supported through NCATS’ Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program found a way to make stretchable electronics in 3-D, enabling potential new diagnosis and treatment avenues.

Director's Corner

Christopher P. Austin, M.D.

November Director's Message

Efficient translational research typically requires access to a myriad of data, but often the information translational scientists need most is located in many different places and may not be publicly or freely available. For example, an investigator might...

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.