Appalachian Translational Research Network (ATRN)

Accelerating Discovery Across Appalachia

We are a founding member of the ATRN, which addresses the significant health challenges and disparities specific to Appalachia by enhancing multi-institutional and community research collaborations to accelerate the translation of scientific discoveries for health improvements in this region.

Call for Applications: ATRN Pilot Funding

We are currently accepting applications for inter-institutional pilot projects with the University of West Virginia and the University of Cincinnati.  Letters of intent are due March 20, 2023. 

The ATRN includes the following members:


  1. Penn State University (Hershey, PA)

  2. The Ohio State University (Columbus, OH)

  3. Ohio University (Athens, OH)

  4. University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH)

  5. West Virginia University (Morgantown, WV)

  6. University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY)

  7. Marshall University (Huntington, WV)

  8. Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC)

  9. iThriv

More information is available on the ATRN organizational website below. Copy and paste the following URL in to your Browser: 


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