NIH proposes National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

The NIH has received and accepted recommendations from its Scientific Management Review Board to create a new National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences.

The new center would be responsible for the administration of the Clinical and Translational Science Awards.

The NIH has welcomed feedback from the scientific community on this recommendation and has a established a web site, http://feedback.nih.gov/ to gathering the thoughts of the community.