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NCATS advisers set translational science goals

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While there is a significant number of interested young people who want to engage in translational science and worldwide demand is increasing for those types of professionals – with many career opportunities in academia, government, industry and nonprofits – there are no clear collective or funding strategies to develop such a workforce, advisers to the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), part of the National Institutes of Health, said in a new report.

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