• 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

Attendees of the 2019 Child Health Dinner are mingling in front of a projected screen that reads, "Welcome to the 2019 Research in Child Health Dinner Forum."In December, CTSI hosted University of Minnesota and Children’s Minnesota child health advocates for a celebration of the efforts of the Child Health Collaborative and to learn about research projects and findings from three grantee teams. Read this recap to learn more about the grantees and keynote address.

A scientist in a laboratory looks at a vial filled with green liquidCTSI’s Office of Discovery and Translation (ODAT) issues the 7th Translational Product Development Fund (TPDF) RFA funding cycle to support projects that advance research discoveries towards commercializable products. Apply now for support for projects on the path to form a start-up or license agreement, and focused on product development.

Attendees and Scholars view posters from CTSI's 2019 Poster SessionCTSI’s KL2 Scholars Career Development Program is now accepting applications. Apply now for protected time to conduct research, research career development, and funding support.

A woman works with a group on a research project.CTSI’s Research Education, Training, and Career Development Core announces a Request for Applications for PReP and A-PReP, two summer career development programs for undergraduate and doctoral-level health sciences students. Learn more and apply for this valuable career development and education opportunity.

Research Toolkit

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: 

  • Tools
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  • Information
  • Guidance 

Explore the Research Toolkit

Upcoming Events

Jan
28

For University of Minnesota clinical research professionals interested in learning about conducting research at the Minnesota State Fair.

Feb
5

RSVP Join Sandy Mitsch, MCC, CPCC, CDTLF, certified Dare to Lead™ facilitator to learn more in this one-hour public session.

Feb
10

University students, faculty, and staff and comminity representatives are invited to join us for a stimulating discussion on advancing health equity through equitable partnerships. 

The University of Minnesota is committed to protecting participants, upholding ethical standards, and improving our practice at every step of our work. Learn more about our Core Commitments in research ethics.