Posts Tagged ‘NCATS’

OCTRI information session: Updates from the CTSA

If you are interested in training programs, regulatory expertise, and other resources needed to conduct translational research, we encourage you to attend this session to learn more about the services and programs offered by the Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute at OHSU. OCTRI recently received a renewed Clinical and Translational Science Award and this session will provide information on continuing and new OCTRI services, and changes and opportunities you can expect to see. OCTRI information and … Read More

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 … Read More

New program pairs NIH with industry to find novel uses for old drugs

The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) will soon be launching its first signature initiative, Discovering New Therapeutic Uses for Existing Molecules, which will give researchers access and funding to study compounds from Pfizer, AstraZeneca, and Eli Lilly that hit a roadblock after initial safety testing in humans. According to the NIH Extramural News: “Much like azidothymidine (AZT), which proved unsuccessful as a cancer drug but revolutionized HIV treatment, we hope that these molecules … Read More

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