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NIH NCATS E-Newsletter: October 2020

NCATS LogoDirector's Message
NCATS commitment to community engagement contributes to reducing COVID-19 health disparities

The stark disparities in COVID-19 occurrence and death among racial and ethnic populations in our country have been one of the most painful aspects of the pandemic: African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, and American Indians/Alaska Natives are contracting and dying from COVID-19 at rates more than double those of white and Asian American populations. Although the reasons are complex and under intense study, the immediate imperative is to do everything we can to reduce these disparities in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19.

Announcements & Opportunities
Register for the 2020 NIH Rural Health Seminar: Challenges in the Era for COVID-19
Save the Date: Virtual Workshop on AAV-Mediated Gene Therapy Register Before Nov 30, 2020
Funding Opportunity: Drug Development Collaboratory between TDB-Extramural Researchers

Read the full e-newsletter here.