• CTSI leadership shares the vision and benefits of the Clinical Research Support Center to researchers

    The Office of Academic Clinical Affairs recently visited with CTSI leadership to learn more about how investigators mentor junior faculty to effectively conduct clinical trials, what the CTSI’s Clinical Research Support Center (CRSC) does, and what the next generation of the CRSC will look like. Watch the video.

     

  • Immigrant Microbiome Project brings community together

    The project's researchers worked closely with immigrant Hmong and Karen women from Minnesota and Thailand to identify if the change in the composition of their gut microbiome goes hand-in-hand with living in a westernized country and a change in lifestyle. More...

  • Comprehensive CTSI support poised a U researcher for success

    When Susan Everson-Rose, PhD, MPH, had an idea that could help heart attack survivors, she turned to CTSI for support making the jump from concept to pilot study to major grant application. More…

  • How U researchers leveraged internal resources to launch a tech start-up

    “We just recently launched our start-up, yet we’ve already attracted customers and $800,000 in seed funding. I don’t think we’d be where we are now without TPDF support, which enabled us to prove our technology’s commercial viability.”

    - Daryl Gohl, PhD, recipient of the CTSI-administered TPDF award. More…

  • How U faculty mentors are advancing the next generation of health researchers

    Three young researchers in our career development programs share how their CTSI mentors are helping them flourish. More…

  • 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...

News

Learn more from CTSI leadership on what the Clinical Research Support Center offers.Watch a video from CTSI leadership to learn more about how investigators mentor and lead junior faculty to effectively conduct clinical trials, what the CTSI’s Clinical Research Support Center (CRSC) does, and what the next generation of the center will look like. 

Casey Johnson, PhD, Melanie Nicol, PharmD, PhD, Alexa Pragman, MD, PhD, Beshay Zordoky, MSc, PhDCTSI welcomes four University of Minnesota Assistant Professors into its K-R01 Transition to Independence research career development program. Congratulations to the 2019 cohort!

The CTSI Biomedical Informatics Program (BMIP) recently entered into agreements with the School of Dentistry, the Department of Anesthesiology, and the Department of Medicine’s Cardiovascular Division to provide dedicated informatics support.CTSI’s Best Practices Integrated Informatics Core (BPIC) team, which is a part of BMIP, welcomes three new data analysts who will be fully dedicated to serving the clinical data needs of researchers, clinicians and leaders within their assigned areas. 

Poster Session 2019 attendees look at postersThe annual CTSI Poster Session took place on September 16 and was a festive gathering to honor Scholars, mentors, and community-engaged research grantees from two CTSI offices. Based on scientific and community judging, CTSI recognized CTSI-Ed Scholars and CEARCH-supported community grantees with awards for their outstanding work. Congratulations to all our Travel and Community Recognition awardees!

UMN's Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the UMN’s Center for Magnetic Resonance Research are jointly hosting a conference entitled “Toward the Clinical Translation of Ultra-High Field MRI” on Nov. 18-19, 2019.

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Artistic illustration of a dark blue tool box in a gold circleVisit our Research Toolkit to find the resources you need to conduct research, including: 

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For University of Minnesota clinical research professionals interested in learning best practices in suicide prevention.

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25

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13

For University of Minnesota clinical research professionals interested in learning about Data Safety Monitoring Boards.

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