Centers of Research Translation

Reviewed November 2013

The Centers of Research Translation (CORT) (P50) encompass a multidisciplinary team approach to a disease targeted translational theme within the NIAMS mission. A minimum of three highly meritorious translational research projects, as well as an administrative core, form the basic elements of each CORT. The projects listed below were funded through RFA-AR-11-002.

CENTER FOR RESEARCH TRANSLATION at Boston University Medical Campus

Principal Investigator: Lafyatis, Robert A.
Project start date: September 2011
Funded through: August 2016

Current subprojects:

CENTER FOR RESEARCH TRANSLATION OF SYSTEMIC EXON-SKIPPING IN MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY at the Children's Research Institute in Washington, D.C.

Principal Investigator: Hoffman, Eric P.
Project start date: September 2011
Funded through: August 2016

Current subprojects:

OKLAHOMA SJOGREN'S SYNDROME CENTER OF RESEARCH TRANSLATION at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Principal Investigator: Sivils, Kathy L.
Project start date: July 2011
Funded through: June 2016

Current subprojects:

CENTER OF RESEARCH TRANSLATION at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

Principal Investigators: Saag, Kenneth G. and Bridges, S. Louis
Project start date: September 2012
Funded through: August 2017

Current subprojects:

IMMUNOBIOLOGY OF LEPROSY Center of Research Translation at the University of California, Los Angeles

Principal Investigator: Modlin, Robert L.
Project start date: August 2012
Funded through: July 2017

Current subprojects:

TRANSLATION OF QUANTITATIVE IMAGING IN OSTEOARTHRITIS at the University of California, San Francisco

Principal Investigators: Majumdar, Sharmila and Lane, Nancy E.
Project start date: August 2011
Funded through: July 2016

Current subprojects:

INNOVATIONS TO ASSESS AND FORESTALL POST-TRAUMATIC OSTEOARTHRITIS Center of Research Translation at the University of Iowa

Principal Investigator: Buckwalter, Joseph A.
Project start date: September 2007
Funded through: June 2017

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TRANSLATING MOLECULAR SIGNAL PATHWAYS TO ORTHOPAEDIC TRAUMA CARE at the University of Rochester

Principal Investigator: O'Keefe, Regis J.
Project start date: August 2006
Funded through: July 2017

Current subprojects: