The US National Institutes of Health has issued a funding opportunity announcement to support translational research-based collaborations between intramural and extramural researchers. "It will provide support for extramural investigators to take advantage of the unique research opportunities available at the NIH Clinical Center by conducting research projects in collaboration with NIH intramural investigators," the announcement says.

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