TRISH: Exploring Health's New Frontiers

TRISH: Exploring Health's New Frontiers

We are a lean, virtual institute empowered by the NASA Human Research Program to solve the challenges of human deep space exploration.

We find and fund disruptive, breakthrough approaches that reduce risks to human health and performance. TRISH supports both high-risk early-stage research as well as pre-seed and seed-stage health technologies that can be modified for use by astronauts on the way to Mars.

Led by Baylor College of Medicine's Center for Space Medicine, our consortium leverages partnerships with Caltech and MIT.

TRISH connects the dots for game-changing space health countermeasures and technologies, and is exploring health's new frontiers.

TRISH will release our next postdoctoral fellowship opportunity in October 2019, and releasing a radiation-focused solicitation in January 2020.

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New Studies aim to Safeguard Health in Deep Space

The Institute has awarded six researchers from the Biomedical Research Advances for Space Health (BRASH) 1901 solicitation. Read the selection announcement.

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Space Health Fellowships Available

TRISH is soliciting proposals from postdoctoral researchers ready to help solve the health challenges of human deep space exploration.

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Funding Opportunities!

See TRISH's funding opportunities: Learn more about Biomedical Research Advances for Space Health 1901 and an industry-focused opportunity with the Consortia for Improving Medicine with Innovation & Technology. 

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Microbe Therapy for Deep Space

TRISH investigators at MIT are exploring ways to improve microbial therapies and revealing opportunities for caring for astronauts on the journey to Mars. This promising research was recently published the Journal of Experimental Medicine.

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Will Your Idea Help Get Humans to Mars?

Join TRISH for a free webinar series exploring the most pressing risks to human health in space - NASA’s Red Risks. Learn about these top risks and funding opportunities to help humans travel deeper into space than ever before.