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An Itch to Scratch: Scientists Identify Potential New Approach to Chronic Problem

People with chronically itchy skin, take heart. NCATS researchers report that blocking a receptor on the surface of spinal cord neurons may help relieve the constant need to scratch. The study appeared online in Science Translational Medicine.

Paige Derr creates a 3-D bioprinted tissue model in NCATS’ 3-D Tissue Bioprinting Lab.
NCATS Supports NIH HEAL-Related Funding Opportunities

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

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