Nexus Awards-Translational Research Communities

These grants are aimed to bridge research gaps in the field and help investigators advance projects and technologies along the translational pathway.

Updated 11/30/17

Unfortunately, we are not able to grant Nexus Awards for fiscal year 2018.  We expect to distribute the request for applications in fiscal year 2019.

For questions or concerns, please contact Janet Palmer,Sr. Grants & Contracts Analyst and Financial Management for the ICTR at

The Translational Research Communities (TRC) were established with the renewed funding of the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research CTSA Award. Each TRC will support one annual Nexus Award. These awards will be the nexus, or key facilitator, which will propel investigators forward. These twelve month grants are for up to $100,000. The focus of these awards will change with each new round.