N.C. TraCS Announcement: NIH Expands CTSA Consortium for Transforming Clinical and Translational Research

The National Center for Research Resources (NCRR), part of the National Institutes of Health, announced today that nine more health research centers across the nation have received funds to improve clinical and translational research in an effort to bring treatments more quickly to patients.

These new Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSAs) will total an estimated $255 million over the next five years, growing the CTSA consortium to 55 institutions nationwide and adding two new states and the District of Columbia. The new institutions bring expertise in areas such as women’s and children’s health, substance abuse, underserved communities, research alliances with industry partners. Click here to read the full release.

The North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute is the academic home of the NIH CTSA at UNC.

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