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TRI Director Laura James, M.D., speaks to researchers at the recent TRI Open House.

Accelerating Discovery Aided by New NCATS Award

The UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI) has received funding for a Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) totaling $3,497,558 through Aug. 31, 2018.

The 11 months of bridge funding comes from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

“We are very excited and proud to receive this award so that we can expand translational research at UAMS and improve the health of Arkansans through collaboration with our partner institutions – the Arkansas Children’s Research Institute and the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System,” said TRI Director Laura James, M.D., UAMS associate vice chancellor for clinical and translational research.

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