ODAT Translational Science Funding

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Turning Science into Health: Overcoming Barriers in Translation

The goal of this funding program is to streamline the process of translating scientific discoveries from ideas to real-world impact for improved human health.

Applicant Eligibility

Full-time faculty, staff or researchers with an appointment at the University of Minnesota (system-wide, all campuses) or affiliated sites (e.g., VA, Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute, HealthPartners, and Children’s of Minnesota).

For questions about eligibility, please contact Dr. Brittni Peterson at [email protected].



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