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Participating IDeA-CTR Institutions

Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE)

ALASKA

Investigating Obesity and Chronic Disease-Related Risk Factors of Alaska Natives
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Web: http://www.uaf.edu/canhr Link to external Web site

ARKANSAS

Center for Childhood Obesity Prevention
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute

Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and Host Inflammatory Responses
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Web: http://cmphir.uamsonline.com Link to external Web site

Center for Studies of Host Response to Cancer Therapy
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Web: http://cobre.uams.edu/ Link to external Web site

Center for Translational Neuroscience
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Web: http://www.uams.edu/ctn Link to external Web site

Center for Translational Pediatric Research (CTPR)
Arkansas Children's Research Institute
Web: www.archildrens.org/archildrens-COBRE Link to external Web site

DELAWARE

Center for Pediatric Research(CPR)
Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Web: http://centerforpediatricresearch.org/ Link to external Web site

Center of Biomedical Research Excellence in Cardiovascular Health
University of Delaware

COBRE: Delaware Center for Neuroscience Research
Delaware State University
Web: http://www.delawareneuroscience.org Link to external Web site

Discovery of Chemical Probes and Therapeutic Leads
University of Delaware
Web: http://sites.udel.edu/cobrediscovery Link to external Web site

Molecular Design of Advanced Biomaterials
University of Delaware
Web: http://sites.udel.edu/cobre-biomaterials Link to external Web site

Osteoarthritis: Prevention and Treatment
Delaware Rehabilitation Institute, University of Delaware
Web: http://www.udel.edu/dri Link to external Web site

The Delaware Comprehensive Sickle Cell Research Center
Alfred I. Du Pont Hospital for Children

HAWAII

COBRE III: COBRE Center for Cardiovascular Research
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Web: http://www.hawaii.edu/shohet Link to external Web site

COBRE-Diabetes
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Institute for Biogenesis Research: COBRE
University of Hawaii at Manoa, John A. Burns School of Medicine
Web: http://www.ibr.hawaii.edu Link to external Web site

Pacific Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases Research
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Web: http://www.hawaii.edu/pceidr Link to external Web site

IDAHO

Center for Modeling Complex Interactions
University of Idaho Moscow
Web: http://www.cmciuidaho.org Link to external Web site

Center of Biomedical Research Excellence in Matrix Biology
Boise State University
Web: http://brc.boisestate.edu/cobre Link to external Web site

COBRE Phase III: Transitional Center for Research on Processes in Evolution
University of Idaho
Web: http://www.ibest.uidaho.edu Link to external Web site

Idaho Biomedical Research Collaborative in Emerging/Reemerging Infectious Disease
Idaho Veterans Research / Education Fdn

KANSAS

Chemical Biology of Infectious Disease
University of Kansas Lawrence
Web: http://cbid.cobre.ku.edu/ Link to external Web site

Cognitive and Neurobiological Approaches to Plasticity (C-NAP) Center
Kansas State University
Web: www.k-state.edu/cnap Link to external Web site

Mechanisms of Liver Injury and Diseases
The University of Kansas Medical Center
Web: http://www.kumc.edu/school-of-medicine/pharmacology-toxicology-and-therapeutics/cobre.html Link to external Web site

Molecular Analysis of Disease Pathways
University of Kansas
Web: http://cmadp.cobre.ku.edu Link to external Web site

Molecular Regulation of Cell Development and Differentiation
The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City
Web: http://www.kumc.edu/school-of-medicine/anatomy-and-cell-biology/nih-center-of-biomedical-research-excellence-(cobre).html Link to external Web site

Novel Approaches for Control of Microbial Pathogens
The University of Kansas Medical Center
Web: http://www.kumc.edu/microbiology/cobre.html Link to external Web site

Protein Structure and Function
The University of Kansas Lawrence
Web: http://psf.cobre.ku.edu Link to external Web site

KENTUCKY

Center for the Biologic Basis of Oral/Systemic Diseases (Phase III)
University of Kentucky, College of Dentistry
Web: http://www.mc.uky.edu/COHR Link to external Web site

Center for Excellence in Diabetes and Obesity Research
University of Louisville
Web: http://www.louisville.edu/doc Link to external Web site

Center of Research in Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease
University of Kentucky
Web: http://www.mc.uky.edu/cocvd Link to external Web site

COBRE for the Center for Molecular Medicine
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Web: http://www.uky.edu/cobre Link to external Web site

Hepatobiology and Toxicology COBRE
University of Louisville
Web: http://louisville.edu/medicine/departments/medicine/divisions/gimedicine/faculty/craig-mcclain Link to external Web site

Molecular Targets Phase III COBRE
University of Louisville
Web: http://www.browncancercenter.org Link to external Web site

University of Kentucky Center for Cancer and Metabolism
University of Kentucky

LOUISIANA

Center for Experimental Infectious Disease Research
Louisiana State University
Web: http://cobre.ceidr.lsu.edu Link to external Web site

Center for Redox Biology and Cardiovascular Disease
Louisiana State Univ Hsc Shreveport

Center for Translational Viral Oncology (CTVO)
LSU Health Sciences Center

COBRE Center for Molecular and Tumor Virology
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Web: http://www.lsuhscshreveport.edu/ Link to external Web site

Mentoring in Cardiovascular Biology
Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans
Web: http://www.medschool.lsuhsc.edu/cardio_center/cobre Link to external Web site

Mentoring Obesity and Diabetes Research in Louisiana
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Web: http://cobre.pbrc.edu Link to external Web site

Mentoring Research Excellence in Aging and Regenerative Medicine
Tulane University of Louisiana
Web: http://tulane.edu/som/aging Link to external Web site

Mentoring Translational Researchers in Louisiana
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans
Web: http://www.medschool.lsuhsc.edu/cancer_center/cobre.aspx Link to external Web site

Translational Research in Hypertension and Renal Biology
Tulane University School of Medicine
Web: http://www.som.tulane.edu/centprog/htn Link to external Web site

Tulane COBRE for Clinical and Translational Research in Cardiometabolic Diseases
Tulane University of Louisiana
Web: http://www2.tulane.edu/publichealth/epi/faculty_he.cfm Link to external Web site

MAINE

Comparative Biology of Tissue Repair, Regeneration and Aging
Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory
Web: https://cobre.maineidea.net Link to external Web site

Interdisciplinary Center of Excellence for the Study of Pain and Sensory Function
University of New England
Web: http://www.une.edu/research/cobre Link to external Web site

Phase III COBRE in Stem and Progenitor Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
Maine Medical Center Research Institute
Web: http://www.mmcri.org/home/webSubContent.php?list=webcontentlive&id=247&catID=3&subCatID=9 Link to external Web site

Phase III COBRE in Vascular Biology
Maine Medical Center Research Institute
Web: http://www.mmcri.org/home/webSubContent.php?list=webcontentlive&id=246&catID=3&subCatID=9 Link to external Web site

MISSISSIPPI

Cardiorenal and Metabolic Diseases Center
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Web: https://umc.edu/som/Departments%20and%20Offices/SOM%20Departments/Physiology/Research/Programs/Cardiorenal-and-Metabolic-Diseases-Research-Center/Research-Cores/Overview.html Link to external Web site

Center for Biomedical Research Excellence in Pathogen-Host Interactions
Mississippi State University
Web: http://www.cvm.msstate.edu/academics/departments-centers/center-of-biomedical-research-excellence Link to external Web site

Center for Psychiatric Neuroscience
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Web: https://www.umc.edu/cpn/ Link to external Web site

Center of Research Excellence in Natural Products Neuroscience (CORE-NPN)
University of Mississippi
Web: http://pharmacy.olemiss.edu/cobre/ Link to external Web site

Mississippi Center of Excellence in Perinatal Research
University of Mississippi Medical Center

MONTANA

Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics
University of Montana
Web: http://hs.umt.edu/cbsd/default.php Link to external Web site

Center for Environmental Health Sciences
University of Montana, Missoula
Web: http://www.umt.edu/cehs Link to external Web site

Center for American Indian and Rural Health Equity (CAIRHE)
Montana State University – Bozeman
Web: http://www.montana.edu/cairhe/ Link to external Web site

Center for Zoonotic and Emerging Infectious Diseases
Montana State University
Web: http://www.montana.edu/cobre Link to external Web site

NEBRASKA

Center for Perception and Communication in Children
Father Flanagan's Boys' Home
Web: https://www.boystownhospital.org/research/COBRE/ Link to external Web site

Harnessing Movement Variability to Treat and Prevent Motor Related Disorder
University of Nebraska Omaha
Web: http://www.unomaha.edu/college-of-education/cobre/index.php Link to external Web site

Nebraska Center for Cellular Signaling
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Web: https://www.unmc.edu/dentistry/research/nccs/index.html Link to external Web site

Nebraska Center for Integrated Biomolecular Communication (CIBC)     
University of Nebraska Lincoln
Web: http://unlcms.unl.edu/cas/chemistry/integrative-biomolecular-communication/about-cibc Link to external Web site

Nebraska Center for Nanomedicine
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Web: http://cddn.unmc.edu Link to external Web site

Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases through Dietary Molecules
University of Nebraska Lincoln
Web: http://cehs.unl.edu/npod Link to external Web site

Redox Biology Center
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Web: http://redoxbiologycenter.unl.edu Link to external Web site

The Molecular Biology of Neurosensory Systems
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Web: https://www.unmc.edu/research/index.html Link to external Web site

NEVADA

Center for Integrative Neuroscience
University of Nevada, Reno
Web: http://www.unr.edu/neuroscience Link to external Web site

COBRE: Center for Neurodegeneration and Translational Neuroscience (CNTN)
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Web: https://www.nevadacntn.org/ Link to external Web site

COBRE: Smooth Muscle Plasticity
University of Nevada, School of Medicine
Web: http://www.physio.unr.edu Link to external Web site

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Center for Molecular, Cellular, and Translational Immunology
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Web: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~immuno-cobre Link to external Web site

Center for Molecular Epidemiology
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Web: http://sites.dartmouth.edu/molecepi Link to external Web site

Dartmouth Lung Biology Center for Molecular, Cellular and Translational Research
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Web: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~lbcobre Link to external Web site

iTarget: Institute for Biomolecular Targeting
Dartmouth College
Web: http://biomt.dartmouth.edu/ Link to external Web site

Quantitative Biology Research Institute
Dartmouth College

NEW MEXICO

Autophagy, Inflammation and Metabolism (AIM) in Disease Center
University of New Mexico Health Science Center

COBRE Center for Evolutionary and Theoretical Immunology
University of New Mexico
Web: http://ceti.unm.edu Link to external Web site

Integrative Program in CNS Pathophysiology Research
University of New Mexico

Multimodal Imaging of Neuropsychiatric Disorders (MIND): Mechanisms & Biomarkers
The Mind Research Network
Web: http://cobre.mrn.org Link to external Web site

University of New Mexico (UNM) Center for Brain Recovery and Repair 
University of New Mexico Health Scis Ctr
Web: https://hsc.unm.edu/research/research-centers/center-for-brain-recovery-and-repair/contact-us.html Link to external Web site

NORTH DAKOTA

Center for Biomedical Research Excellence, Epigenomics of Development and Disease
University of North Dakota

Center for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Strategies in Pancreatic Cancer
North Dakota State University

Center for Excellence In-Host Pathogen Interactions
University of North Dakota

Center for Protease Research
North Dakota State University
Web: http://www.centerforproteaseresearch.org Link to external Web site

Center for Visual and Cognitive Neuroscience
North Dakota State University
Web: http://www.cvcn.psych.ndsu.nodak.edu Link to external Web site

COBRE Center for Neurodegenerative Disorders
University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Web:  http://www.med.und.edu/cobre Link to external Web site

OKLAHOMA

Children’s Health Equity Solutions Center (CHESC)
OSU Center of Health Sciences

Expanding Excellence in Developmental Biology in Oklahoma
University of Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Web: https://devbiology-cobre.omrf.org/ Link to external Web site

Interdisciplinary Research in Vascular Biology
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Web: https://vascularbiology-cobre.omrf.org/ Link to external Web site

Mentoring Diabetes Research in Oklahoma
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Web: http://www.ouhsc.edu/Endocrinology/CoBRE/index.asp Link to external Web site

Mentoring Translational Cancer Research in Oklahoma
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Web: http://stephensoncancercenter.org/Research/ResearchCenters/CenterforBiomedicalResearchExcellence(COBRE).aspx Link to external Web site

Molecular Mechanisms and Genetics of Autoimmunity COBRE
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Web: https://autoimmunity-cobre.omrf.org/ Link to external Web site

Oklahoma Center for Respiratory and Infectious Diseases
Oklahoma State University-Stillwater
Web: http://ocrid.okstate.edu Link to external Web site

Oklahoma Center of Biomedical Research Excellence in Structural Biology
University of Oklahoma, Norman
Web: http://structuralbiology.ou.edu Link to external Web site

Science in a Culture of Mentoring
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Web: https://omrf.org/research-faculty Link to external Web site

The Center for Neuroscience-Based Mental Health Assessment and Prediction (NEUROMAP)
Laureate Institute for Brain Research
Web: http://www.laureateinstitute.org/martin-paulus.html Link to external Web site

PUERTO RICO

Center for Neuroplasticity at the University of Puerto Rico
University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus
Web: http://neuro.upr.edu/?q=neuroplasticity Link to external Web site

RHODE ISLAND

Center for Cancer Signaling
Brown University

COBRE Center for Cancer Research Development
Rhode Island Hospital
Web: https://www.lifespan.org/centers-services/cobre-ccrd Link to external Web site

COBRE Center for Central Nervous System Function
Brown University
Web: http://www.brown.edu/cobre-cnsf Link to external Web site

COBRE: Center for Computational Biology of Human Disease 
Brown University
Web: https://www.brown.edu/research/projects/computational-biology-of-human-disease Link to external Web site

COBRE for Perinatal Biology
Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
Web: http://med.brown.edu/COBRE Link to external Web site

COBRE for Reproductive Health
Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
Web: https://vivo.brown.edu/display/ssharmap Link to external Web site

COBRE for Skeletal Health and Repair
Rhode Island Hospital
Web: https://www.lifespan.org/centers-services/center-biomedical-research-excellence-cobre-skeletal-health-and-repair Link to external Web site

Endothelial Injury and Repair: Cardiopulmonary Vascular Biology COBRE
Ocean State Research Institute, Providence VA Medical Center
Web: http://cpvb.org Link to external Web site

Immune-Based Interventions Against Infectious Diseases
University of Rhode Island
Web: http://i-cubed.org/cobre Link to external Web site

Stem Cells and Aging
Rhode Island Hospital
Web: https://www.lifespan.org/uploadedFiles/CANCER/Content/Cancer_Research/Quesenberry-Biosketch.pdf Link to external Web site

SOUTH CAROLINA

Bioengineering Center of Regeneration and Formation of Tissues (SC BioCRAFT)
Clemson University
Web: http://www.clemson.edu/scbiocraft Link to external Web site

Center for Colon Cancer Research
University of South Carolina
Web: http://cccr.sc.edu Link to external Web site

Center for Dietary Supplements and Inflammation
South Carolina Research Foundation
Web: http://cobre.med.sc.edu Link to external Web site

Center for Targeted Therapeutics
University of South Carolina
Web: https://www.sccp.sc.edu/ctt Link to external Web site

COBRE: Eukaryotic Pathogens Innovation Center (EPIC)          
Clemson University
Web: http://www.clemson.edu/centers-institutes/epic/ Link to external Web site

COBRE in Lipidomics and Pathobiology
Medical University of South Carolina
Web: http://www.hollingscancercenter.org/research/shared-resources/lipidomics/index.html Link to external Web site

MUSC Center for Oral Health Research
Medical University of South Carolina
Web: http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/cohr Link to external Web site

South Carolina COBRE for Developmentally Based Cardiovascular Diseases
Medical University of South Carolina
Web: http://regmed.musc.edu/P30/ Link to external Web site

South Carolina COBRE in Oxidants, Redox Balance, and Stress Signaling
Medical University of South Carolina
Web: http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/pharmacology/COBRE Link to external Web site

South Carolina Research Center for Recovery from Stroke
Medical University of South Carolina
Web: http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/srrc Link to external Web site

SOUTH DAKOTA

Center for Cancer Biology
Sanford Research
Web: http://www.sanfordresearch.org/researchcenters/cancerbiology Link to external Web site

Center for Pediatric Research
Sanford Research
Web: http://www.sanfordresearch.org/researchcenters/childrenshealth/centerforpediatricresearchnihcobre Link to external Web site

Transdisciplinary Approaches to American Indian and Rural Population Health Research
Sanford Research/USD

VERMONT

Translational Research in Lung Biology and Disease
University of Vermont & State Agricultural College
Web: http://www.uvm.edu/medicine/vermontlung Link to external Web site

Vermont Center on Behavior and Health
University of Vermont
Web: http://www.uvm.edu/medicine/behaviorandhealth Link to external Web site

Vermont Immunology/Infectious Diseases Center
University of Vermont
Web: http://www.uvm.edu/medicine/vciid Link to external Web site

WEST VIRGINIA

COBRE for Signal Transduction and Cancer Phase III
West Virginia University Cancer Institute
Web: http://wvucancer.org/research/collaborative-initiatives/cobre Link to external Web site

West Virginia Stroke COBRE
West Virginia University

WYOMING

Neuroscience Core Center
University of Wyoming
Web: http://www.uwyo.edu/neurocenter Link to external Web site

Wyoming Sensory Biology COBREr
University of Wyoming

Participating IDeA-CTR Institutions 

DELAWARE

Delaware - CTR
Web: http://de-ctr.org Link to external Web site

Lead Insitution
University of Delaware

Partnerships
Christiana Care Health System
Medical University of South Carolina
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
University of Delaware

LOUISIANA

Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science Center
Web: https://lacats.pbrc.edu Link to external Web site

Lead Institution
LSU Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Partnerships
Louisiana State University Health Science Center New Orleans
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport
LSU Health Care Services Division
LSU Agricultural and Mechanical College, Baton Rouge
Medical University of South Carolina Research Institution for Children in New Orleans
Pennington Biomedical Research Center, LSU
Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System
Tulane University HSC
Tulane Educational Fund
University Medical Center New Orleans
Xavier University of Louisiana

MAINE

Northern New England Clinical and Translational Research Network

Lead Institution
Maine Medical Center

Partnerships
Maine Health
University of Southern Maine
University of Vermont
University of Vermont State Agricultural College

MISSISSIPPI

Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational Research

Lead Institution
University of Mississippi Medical Center

Partnerships
Mayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCaTS)
Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science (LACaTS) Center
Tougaloo College
University of Southern Mississippi

MONTANA/ALASKA

American Indian - Alaska Native Clinical and Translational Research Center (AI-AN CTRC)

Lead Institution
Montana State University – Bozeman

Partnerships
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANCTH) of Anchorage
Blackfeet Community College (BCC)
Southcentral Foundation of Anchorage
University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA)
University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF)
University of Montana (UM)

NEBRASKA

Great Plains IDeA-CTR

Lead Institution
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Partnerships
Boys Town National Research Hospital
Father Flanagan’s Boys Home, Inc
North Dakota State University.
University of Kansas Medical Center
University of Nebraska, Kearney
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
University of Nebraska, Omaha
University of North Dakota
University of South Dakota

NEVADA

Clinical and Translational Research Infrastructure Network
Web: http://ctrin.unlv.edu Link to external Web site

Lead Institution
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Partnerships
Boise State University
Idaho State University
Montana State University
New Mexico State University
University of Alaska- Anchorage
University of Alaska-Fairbanks
University of Hawaii
University of Idaho
University of Montana
University of Nevada, Reno
University of New Mexico
University of Wyoming

OKLAHOMA

Oklahoma Shared Clinical and Translational Resources
Web: http://osctr.ouhsc.edu Link to external Web site

Lead Institution
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Partnerships
Central Oklahoma American Indian Health Council, Inc. (Oklahoma City Indian Clinic)
Cherokee Nation
Chickasaw Nation
Choctaw Nation
Medical University of South Carolina
Oklahoma City Area Inter-Tribal Health Board
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Oklahoma Physicians Resource/Research Network
Oklahoma State Department of Health
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
The Dean McGee Eye Institute
Veteran's Administration Medical Center, Oklahoma City
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
University of Oklahoma Norman
University of Oklahoma - Tulsa

RHODE ISLAND

RI-Center for Clinical and Translational Science
Web: https://www.brown.edu/about/administration/biomed/clinical-translational-science Link to external Web site

Lead Institution
Brown University

Partnerships
Care New England Hospital System
Memorial Hospital
The Women and Infants Hospital
Butler Hospital
Lifespan Health System Hospitals
Rhode Island Hospital
Miriam Hospital
Hasbro Children’s Hospital
Bradley Hospital
Brown University Alpert Medical School
Ocean State Research Institute
Providence VA Medical Center
Rhode Island Quality Institute
The Rhode Island Department of Health
University of Rhode Island

WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia IDeA-CTR
Web: http://www.wvctsi.org Link to external Web site
Overview video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYygy4rfLQg Link to external Web site

Lead Institution
West Virginia University Research Corporation

Partnerships
Appalachian Translational Research Institute
Charleston Area Medical Center Health Research Institute
Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
Marshall University
NIOSH
University of Kentucky
West Virginia University, Morgantown
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
West Virginia United Health Systems

This page last reviewed on February 14, 2018