About Us

Whether you are an investigator, research staff, trainee, student or partner, NUCATS is here to connect you to a continuum of resources to enhance the efficiency and efficacy of your clinical and translational work."

Richard D'Aquila, MD, NUCATS Director

What We Do

NUCATS is a member of the Clinical and Translational Science Award Consortium, part of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences. The institute is also a founding member of the Regional Chicago CTSA Consortium, as well as an inaugural member of the Strategic Pharma Academic Research Consortium for Translational Medicine.

Learn about the centers and programs within NUCATS that allow us to develop, demonstrate and disseminate scalable solutions in clinical and translational science and meet our scientists’ urgent needs.

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Hear from our scientists on accelerating findings in the lab into treatments, cures or solutions on Science in Translation.
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Contact Us

Search our team directory to find the right person to help, or contact a NUCATS Navigator.
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NUCATS is funded in part by a Clinical & Translational Science Award (CTSA) grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). If you conduct research at Northwestern University that has used a NUCATS resource in some way, please cite our grant.

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