Academic Health Center leaders will present an update on UC's application for a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical and Translational Science Award at noon and 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, in Kresge Auditorium.
"What the NIH Roadmap and Clinical and Translational Science Award Mean to the Academic Health Center" will be led by Jane Henney, MD, senior vice president and provost for health affairs, David Stern, MD, College of Medicine dean, Thomas Boat, MD, chair of the pediatrics department and director of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Research Foundation, and James Heubi, MD, and Joel Tsevat, MD, codirectors of the Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training (CCTST).
The presenters will provide an update on the progress of the grant working groups.
Receiving the NIH's Clinical and Translational Science Award will create an academic home for clinical and translational research within the Academic Health Center and transform the way both types of research are conducted. UC's application is due Oct. 24.