Clinical and translational research receives $61 million grant support

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has received a $61 million grant renewal for its Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences to support clinical and translational research across the region. Among its most significant recent endeavors, the ICTS has played a central role in the School of Medicine’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. William G. Powderly, MD, (right) discusses patient conditions in the intensive care unit with Maanasi Samant, MD, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital during the pandemic.
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Investigators at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis conduct many clinical trials and translational research studies each year to develop and evaluate new ways of treating and diagnosing myriad types of diseases. Such research holds promise for improving the health of people living in St. Louis, across the state of Missouri and around the globe.