CRSC provides study start up, research process assistance
The U of M’s primary clinical research service groups, including CTSI, have launched a new Clinical Research Support Center that provides clinical researchers and study teams an easier way to navigate the complex clinical research environment and advance research projects through the process more quickly. The new center is designed to facilitate a more collaborative U of M clinical research process and includes subject matter experts from more than 20 functional service groups in a single location. More...
CTSI releases $1.8+M in funding to support MN health research
A significant wave of funding has been released through several CTSI programs that help researchers prepare and implement studies, further the pipeline of next generation clinical and translational researchers and trainees, stimulate high-impact community research collaborations, advance early-translational technologies, and address important health issues. More…
NIH issues $42 million to expand UMN's health research impact
CTSI receives $42.6 million in renewed National Institutes of Health funding through the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program to help researchers and research professionals bring discoveries into clinical practice to improve Minnesotans' health. 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...
U of M Duluth Medical School student and CTSI Advanced Pathways to Research Program (A-PReP) Scholar Megan Conlon was recently awarded the Young Investigator Award at the International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health in Baltimore, Maryland, for impactful work in integrative medicine and health.
A CTSI-supported study recently published in the scientific journal Cell finds evidence that gut microbiota of populations immigrating from Southeast Asia rapidly Westernize after a person’s arrival to the United States. Several media outlets have reported on the findings, including National Public Radio, The Atlantic, The Scientist Magazine, Star Tribune, and Yahoo! News.
Three University of Minnesota Assistant Professors conducting clinical or translational research join CTSI's two-year K-R01 Transition to Independence research career development program. Congratulations to the 2018 cohort!
Letters of Intent for CTSI's Child Health Collaborative Grant Program are now being accepted through November 12. The program is a joint effort between CTSI, the U of M's Department of Pediatrics and Children's Minnesota and supports a collaborative project that addresses an important and unmet child health issue within Minnesota communities.
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