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Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program

We support translational research and fostering collaborations among academic institutions that will improve the efficiency, quality and impact of the process for improving human health.

About the CTSA Program

Under NCATS’ leadership, the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program supports a national network of medical institutions that speeds the translation of research discoveries into improved care.

CTSA Program Institutions and Funded Activities

Currently, more than 60 leading medical institutions across the nation receive CTSA Program funding. The institutions offer expertise, resources and partnerships at the national and local levels to improve the health of individuals and communities. The CTSA Program also nurtures the field of translational science through education, training and career support at all levels.

CTSA Program News

BU Study Finds Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Closures Associated With Changes in Hospital Care Practices

November 21, 2023 - Grantee/Partner News

Study Finds Risk Factors for Severe COVID-19 Cases in Children

November 21, 2023 - Grantee/Partner News

Working With Community Leaders Boosts Family Planning in Tanzania

November 16, 2023 - Grantee/Partner News

CTSA Program Funding Opportunities

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See open funding opportunities for the CTSA Program. 

CTSA Program-Funded Institutions

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To view a list of CTSA Program awards, please click on underlined dollar amounts in the table. For a list of CTSA Program institutions, select the underlined dollar amount in the row labeled “Hub Awards” (a UL1 award with a linked KL2 award and an optional TL1 award). This will open a list of search results in NIH RePORT.

CTSA Program Research

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CTSA Program Projects & Initiatives

Find details about ongoing CTSA Program projects and initiatives.

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CTSA Program in Action

Read the latest news about CTSA Program researchers.

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CTSA Program Applicant Information

Find CTSA Program resources, frequently asked questions and information on the activities funded under the CTSA Program.