NIH funding spurs expansion of clinical and translational research in Texas

UTHealth is partnering with leading organizations in East and Southeast Texas to take medical discoveries from bench to bedside. (Image credit: UTHealth)

Bolstered by more than $37 million in renewed funding from the National Institutes of Health, four institutions in The University of Texas System, along with Rice University, are partnering to expand clinical and translational research, producing better health outcomes for those in Texas and across the nation.

The expansion, made possible by the five-year federal grant, builds upon the formative work of the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences, which The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center first established in 2006 with one of the NIH’s inaugural Clinical and Translational Science Awards.

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