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Recent establishment of the NIH-supported small-molecule screening centers provide an unprecedented opportunity for researchers at academic institutions to identify tool compounds and new therapeutics for diseases. Unfortunately, most neuroscientists lack the expertise and equipment needed to optimize and validate biological assays for high throughput screening (HTS), thus making it extremely difficult for neuroscientists to move their science in a translational direction. The main objective of the Translational Neuroscience Core (formerly called Assay Development Core) is to develop and validate high-throughput compatible assays that could facilitate discovery of new treatments for neurological diseases. Indeed, the key function of this Core is to enable individual investigators to utilize the small molecule library screening facilities available at. UNC and at NIH-funded facilities.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Type
Center Core Grants (P30)
Project #
5P30NS045892-14
Application #
9189658
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZNS1)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2016-12-01
Budget End
2017-11-30
Support Year
14
Fiscal Year
2017
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Department
Type
DUNS #
608195277
City
Chapel Hill
State
NC
Country
United States
Zip Code
27599
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