Researchers help shape national dental care model with CTSI support
Two University of Minnesota School of Dentistry researchers are at the forefront of an emerging profession that is extending dental care access to rural, underserved Minnesota communities, and through CTSI research support, the budding profession is a national model. More...
HCMC-CTSI build biostatistics partnership to advance health research
A one-off project has blossomed into a partnership between CTSI biostatiticians and Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) researchers that has "transformed" their statistical analysis and elevated the overall quality of their research, resulting in multiple grants and manuscripts. More...
A treatment advances closer to clinical trials with CTSI support
A potentially life-saving treatment being co-developed by a team of University of Minnesota researchers that could help people survive severe blood loss is advancing with funding, support, and expertise from CTSI and other University groups. More...
Researchers tap into multiple CTSI programs to drive policy changes
There’s tremendous value in engaging groups outside the University in research, but many investigators face challenges trying to make that a reality. Two U of M researchers cleared these hurdles with support from CTSI—generating findings that would influence local and national health policy. More...
CTSI training helps junior investigator secure $1.77 million grant
School of Public Health Assistant Professor Tetyana Shippee gained research training, support, and skills through CTSI's KL2 research career development program, which helped her land a $1.77 million R01 grant to further her research aimed at improving nursing home residents' quality of life. More...
CTSI funding helps U of M researcher and community team tackle substance abuse problem
After seeing her rural Minnesota community struggle with a growing heroin and opioid addiction problem, Laura Palombi, PharmD, MPH, secured a CTSI grant to hold a community forum, and worked along side a drug abuse task force to ultimately help solve the problem. More...
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 Lenton. More...
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...
Kathy Quandt, MBA, recently became Director of CTSI’s Clinical Trials Financial Services (CTFS) team.
In this role, Kathy will manage and oversee the CTFS team, which provides financial management throughout the life of a trial, from pre-award budgeting and contract negotiation to post-award oversight, invoicing, and reporting.
The third annual Pediatric Device Breakthrough Collaborative united individuals from a wide range of organizations around a shared goal of accelerating the development of medical devices for kids.
“CTSI’s support of our research has been an important part of our overarching efforts to influence policy decisions, advance the dental therapist profession, and better serve the communities who can benefit the most from these practitioners.”
- Dr. Karl Self, one of the two CTSI-supported University of Minnesota School of Dentistry researchers at the forefront of the emerging dental therapist profession.
What started as a one-off project blossomed into a standing CTSI-HCMC partnership with multiple grants and manuscripts.
HCMC researchers say CTSI’s biostatistical team "transformed" their statistical analysis in a way that helped result in funding, plus biostatisticians are supporting another project that's evaluating a unique Medicaid accountable care organization.
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