OHSU receives NIH award to pioneer a national center for digital health innovation

OHSU has been awarded two grants totaling $62 million from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health, to support the use of health data, algorithms and information systems to bridge basic science and clinical research.

The newly awarded grant provides OHSU with $25 million over five years to establish and lead the new National Center for Data to Health, or CD2H, in order to foster collaboration across more than 50 medical research institutions within the Clinical and Translational Science Awards network. OHSU’s CTSA, the Oregon Clinical and Translational Science Institute will be partnering with Dr. Haendel.

The CD2H will be led by Melissa Haendel, Ph.D., co-director of the NCATS-funded Biomedical Data Translator and the Monarch Initiative, and co-director of the OHSU Library; Kristi Holmes, Ph.D., Northwestern University; Sean Mooney, Ph.D., University of Washington; Christopher Chute, Dr.P.H., M.D., Johns Hopkins University; and John Wilbanks, Sage Bionetworks.

Read the full announcement on the OHSU News Hub.

The new CTSA Program National Center for Data to Health is supported by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences at the National Institutes of Health (grant U24TR002306).

The Biomedical Data Translator is funded by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (grant OT3TR002019OT3TR002019).

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