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For Immediate Release: Tuesday, May 1, 2012

NIH, industry announce new translational science initiative


National Institutes of Health press conference with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, NIH Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., and pharmaceutical companies to announce a new translational science initiative by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences


HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, NIH Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., pharmaceutical industry participants and patient representative


Thursday, May 3, 2012, 10 a.m. EDT


National Press Club External Web Site Policy, First Amendment Room, 529 14th St. N.W., 13th Floor, Washington, D.C. 202-662-7500.


Please register to attend by providing your name, organizations, and contact details to NIH News Media Branch, NIH OCPL or 301-496-5787. A listen-in only line is available for media unable to make the event and will be provided with registration.

About the National Institutes of Health (NIH): NIH, the nation's medical research agency, includes 27 Institutes and Centers and is a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NIH is the primary federal agency conducting and supporting basic, clinical, and translational medical research, and is investigating the causes, treatments, and cures for both common and rare diseases. For more information about NIH and its programs, visit

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