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    Join NCATS SBIR/STTR and CTSA awardee company Melax Tech for a panel discussion hosted by Lili Portilla, M.P.A. Learn how Melax Tech successfully leveraged the SBIR grant in the development of their natural language processing technology with additional support from the CTSA program.
  • Harnessing NCATS SBIR/STTR Funding to Support Commercialization for Innovations in Translational Sciences - Wednesday, October 27th, 2021, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET
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    Harnessing NCATS SBIR/STTR Funding to Support Commercialization for Innovations in Translational Sciences Wednesday, October 27th, 2021, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET Join Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in collaboration with the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, for a webinar to learn about the Small Business Innovation Research and
  • The NCATS Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs help foster small business participation in research and development as well as technology commercialization. These programs are engines of innovation, offering grants, contracts and technical assistance to small businesses and academic research organizations. There are many benefits to

  • Addressing the most pressing and complex clinical and translational science problems requires the collective expertise and creativity of a diverse scientific workforce. Studies have shown that diverse teams outperform homogeneous teams,1-3 produce better science,4 and help break down assumptions that persons from certain backgrounds perhaps do not ‘‘fit in’’ or belong in science.5 Indeed, it is
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    NCATS is conducting a technical assistance webinar on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, from 1:00 – 3:00 PM EDT (12PM CDT, 11AM MDT, 10AM PDT) for applicants responding to the Clinical and Translational Science Award (UM1 Clinical Trial Optional) (PAR-21-293). Registration required: register here. All prospective applicants are invited to attend and are highly encouraged to submit questions at least

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    Meeting Theme: Intentional Disruption and Innovation: The Future of Translational Science Objective: To highlight changes and innovations that CTSA Program consortium hubs had to make during the COVID pandemic; describing the creative innovations developed and what they suggest concerning intentionally causing the disruption and spurring innovative solutions in the post-COVID world.
  • Using an ACTIV master protocol, the trial will focus on potential interventions for mild-to-moderate illness The National Institutes of Health will fund a large, randomized, placebo controlled Phase 3 clinical trial to test several existing prescription and over-the-counter medications for people to self-administer to treat symptoms of COVID-19. Part of the Accelerating COVID 19 Therapeutic
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    KL2 awardees from Clinical and Translational Science Centers (CTSA) present virtual lectures as part of the CTSA Visiting Scholar Program. Mathew Cherian MD, from Ohio State University, hosted by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences will present his research on "Tolerable Strategies to Overcome Treatment Resistance in Breast Cancer" Resistance to first-line endocrine and cyclin

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    KL2 awardees from Clinical and Translational Science Centers (CTSA) present virtual lectures as part of the CTSA Visiting Scholar Program. Marina Walther-Antonio, PhD from the Mayo Clinic Rochester, hosted by the University of California San Diego will present her research on "The Microbiome Side of Endometrial Cancer.

  • The Translational Science Interagency Fellowship (TSIF) program is jointly sponsored by NCATS and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and aims to provide training in both translational science and regulatory science. The common goal of NCATS and the FDA is to bring safe and effective drugs, regimens and devices from the bench to the bedside as quickly and efficiently as possible. To that

  • The Translational Science Interagency Fellowship (TSIF) is a new postdoctoral fellowship opportunity developed by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Fellows will be jointly mentored by NCATS and FDA scientists on a research project of mutual interest to both organizations. Fellows in this program will develop skills of

  • The Center for Clinical & Translational Science will use new grant to help grow the reach of I-Corps@NCATS in order to help scientists translate their discoveries to the marketplace.

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    The NCATS Advisory Council will convene a virtual meeting on Sept. 17, 2020. The meeting will feature presentations by NCATS leadership and invited guests. For more information about the Advisory Council, visit the NCATS Advisory Council page of this site. Closed Session: 10-11 a.m. ET Open Session: 11:30a.m. to 5 p.m. ET

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    During this session, participants will learn about the field of translational science, how NCATS is developing this new field of investigation and opportunities to conduct translational science research in the NCATS intramural (i.e., on-site in Maryland) laboratories. NCATS defines translational science as “an emerging field of investigation focused on identifying and understanding broadly

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    Enhance your translational science skills this summer with a seven-week online course, MEDI 501: Principles of Preclinical Translational Science. This class is open to the public and is being offered by NCATS’ Education Branch in partnership with the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences(link is external). This course has reached capacity for Summer 2020. To receive an invitation to

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    Join the Ground Rounds Rethinking Clinical Trial Series with guest speakers: Ken Gersing, MD Director of Informatics, NCATS National Institutes of Health Robert A. Star, MD Director, Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Disorders, NIDDK Chief, Renal Diagnostics and Therapeutics Unit, NIDDK National Institutes of Health

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    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is encouraging research to test the implementation of COVID-19 diagnostic testing in underserved or vulnerable communities through the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics for Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) initiative. On June 12, 2020, the NIH published three Notices of Special Interest to solicit emergency competitive revision applications to existing

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    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is encouraging research to test the implementation of COVID-19 diagnostic testing in underserved or vulnerable communities through the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics for Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) initiative. On June 12, 2020, the NIH published three Notices of Special Interest to solicit emergency competitive revision applications to existing

  • There are many challenges, but learning healthy ways to move through adversity—a collection of skills to build resilience—can help us cope better and recover more quickly. Are you looking for ways to cope? Would you like to build up your ability to manage stress amidst adversity? You can find some resources to help you learn and practice coping skills and building your resilience here. The key

  • Are you worried about your career? Would you like to use this time to learn or sharpen your skills? Learn how to maintain life-work balance? Check out these resources to help integrate your career growth and your personal life. The key components of this resource kit include: productivity in stressful times, time management, access to resources (e.g. mentors), work-life balance We encourage you to

  • Closed gyms and cancelled social events created a void in our established physical and emotional habits that kept us in good shape and spirit. Are you seeking motivation in creating a new fitness routine? New approaches to healthy eating? Intellectual and recreational activities to engage your brain? Here are some resources to keep your mind, body and heart active. The key components of this

  • Are you feeling lonely? Would you like to learn how to keep in touch with your colleagues & mentors and develop new collaborations? Are you feeling disconnected from your community? Culture? Your life purpose? Here are some strategies for staying connected in this challenging time. The key components of this resource kit include: family, friends, colleagues, community, culture, your life purpose

  • Are you feeling overwhelmed? Are you seeking balance in your life? Does the future look like one big question mark? If you want to get grounded, align with your aspirations and integrate mindfulness into your life, here are some resources to get you started. The key components of this resource kit include: mindfulness, self-expression/personal passion, meditation, spirituality; self-reflection
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    Registration for the summer course has reached capacity. But we have started a waitlist, and anyone on the waitlist will be invited to register for the next session, which we are busy planning now. If you are interested in signing up for the waitlist, please follow the course registration instructions, and select waitlist. NCATS' Education Branch, in partnership with the Foundation for Advanced

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    In an effort to prepare the next generation of investigators to conduct clinical and translational research, CTSA training programs have taken the lead to create an educational environment that will define the discipline of clinical and translational science. The overall goal is to create competency-based educational curricula for training clinician-scientists in clinical and translational science

  • Research mentoring relationships are a critical part of preparing the next generation of translational researchers. The following resources can help CTSA Programs Hubs develop and improve current mentoring relationships and prepare future mentors and mentees.

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    NCATS has issued a Notice of Special Interest seeking applications for research into the global COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Rare Disease Day at NIH 2020
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    About 7,000 rare diseases affect people and only a few hundred of those have any treatment. Although each rare disease affects fewer than 200,000 in the United States, in total, these illnesses affect an estimated 30 million individuals in this country. On Friday, February 28, NIH will host an event to raise awareness about these diseases, the people they affect and research collaborations that
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    Do you need help getting your research ideas patented? You are invited to join a webinar co-hosted by the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on January 29, 2020 at 1 p.m. ET. Lili Portilla, director of the NCATS Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business

  • 2019 NIH Rural Health Day
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    The Inaugural NIH Rural Health Seminar (November 18, 2019 from 9:30-Noon) will bring together researchers, medical practitioners and others to explore topics in rural health and to share research ideas for how innovations in clinical and translational science could improve rural health outcomes. Rural Health Day Photo Contest - 2019 Rural Health Day Photo Contest Submissions. NCATS invites each