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CCTS Partner Network Announces Call for Pilot Applications

Released: Tuesday, July 07, 2015

CCTS Partner Network Pilot Program
Request for Applications

The Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) Partner Network  crosses institutional boundaries to advance translational investigation and to apply discovery research toward improved human health and health care delivery. This unique partnership provides the foundation for addressing health disparities and to develop the future research workforce in a spirit that fosters collaboration, team science, and innovative discovery.  The CCTS Partner Network seeks research applications that address scientific questions across the translational spectrum. 

Link to RFA

Key Dates
Posted Date  
Application Due Date 
Award Announcements

Key Dates
June 17, 2015
July 27, 2015, 5pm CT
September 1, 2015

Complete application guidelines are available on the CCTS website: - click on Pilot Funding.

Questions?  Visit the CCTS Research Commons -  ( or contact the CCTS (205.934.7442;

Learn more about the CCTS Partner Network and become a Member today.


About the Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science (LA CaTS) Center
The LA CaTS Center is comprised of three primary collaborating institutions in the state, including LSU's Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, and Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans – and also includes six research partners: LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, and in New Orleans, Xavier University of Louisiana, Children’s Hospital, Ochsner Health System, Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System, and University Medical Center.  The LA CaTS Center’s vision for Louisiana encompasses the strengths and capacities unique to each member institution and represents a unified, comprehensive approach for targeting prevention, care and research of chronic diseases in the underserved population.  The scholar program is supported in part by U54 GM104940 from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health which funds the Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science Center.  For more information, please visit