• 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...

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  • 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 9

At this CTSI career development seminar, attendees will learn how to use rigorous scientific principles to incorporate design thinking and stakeholder input into research.

August 22, 2016 -- Over the last few months, CTSI has reviewed and refined its invoice functionality within the Clinical and Translational (CTR) Portal for research services performed by a university researcher. During this review, deficits were found, including in some cases, a lack of compliance to ISO policy regarding the prompt approval and payment of invoices. 

“We want to give people who aren’t affiliated with the University a meaningful way to contribute to research, while arming investigators with insights that can benefit their studies.”