• Dentistry researchers transform recruitment with StudyFinder

    "Nearly 70 people contacted us to express interest in one of our studies after seeing it on StudyFinder, through virtually no effort on our end. CTSI's StudyFinder is the most innovative, efficient tool for recruiting patients I've used in my 27-year clinical research career." - Patricia LentonMore...

  • CTSI informatics support leads to “best ever” study recruitment results

    "Teaming up with CTSI has become our go-to method for recruiting study participants" - Rebecca Brown, clinical research coordinator for vascular research with the School of Nursing. More...

  • CTSI pilot grant helps research team find promising discoveries

    A University-Children’s research team has discovered a promising way to help adolescents with severe obesity, captured a multi-million-dollar grant, and catalyzed the formation of a research consortium among four Minnesota health organizations – all of which started from a CTSI pilot grant. More...

  • A University department engages CTSI to provide ongoing support for its researchers

    Through a dedicated contract, the University's Dermatology department taps into CTSI's expertise in planning, implementing, conducting, and analyzing studies so that its investigators can focus on the research itself. More...

  • A University professor works with CTSI to advance her idea

    Through funding and support, CTSI is helping College of Science & Engineering chemist Dr. Valerie Pierre convert her idea into a real-world bacterial infection diagnostic tool. More...

  • Health researcher lands million-dollar R01 grant using CTSI-provided clinical data

    Researchers like Gyorgy Simon are opening up entirely new pathways for discovery with the CTSI-created repository of electronic health records of more than 2 million de-identified patients. More...

    electronic health records data repository
  • One aspiring investigator engaged CTSI and launched his career

    Former CTSI scholar Youssef Roman isn't quite out of school but he's well on his way to becoming a successful researcher and his metabolic disorders research is being expanded upon. More...

  • From pilot funds to policy change

    A community-University research team secures a legislative victory a few years after receiving initial funding from CTSI. More...

    U of M researcher Rebecca Shlafer

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September 27

Attend this Clinical Research Professional Development seminar to learn more about this emerging research field.

September 27

Learn about U of M research conducted across the translational spectrum and all career stages, network with researchers, scholars and mentors, and help celebrate these interdisciplinary research projects.

Through stage II of CTSI's Clinical and Translational Research Services (CTRS) Pilot Funding Program, two UMN researchers will continue pursuing the planning and successful implementation of clinical intervention pilot studies.