Cite CTSI Support

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CTSI resource descriptions

The University of Minnesota is required by the NIH to ensure an acknowledgment of the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) in any publications that result from UMN CTSI assistance with a project.

When to acknowledge CTSA support

Cite CTSI support on any publications that benefited from:

  • Consultation or collaboration with CTSI faculty or staff.
  • Funding received from CTSI.
  • Author participation in career development programs.
  • Use of tools and software such as StudyFinder, REDCap, and OnCore.

How to acknowledge CTSA support

All publications resulting from the use of CTSI resources are required to credit CTSA by using the following text:

“This research was supported by the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, grant UL1TR002494. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences.”

Complying with the NIH Public Access Policy

CTSI staff are available to assist you with each step of this process; please contact CTSI at or 612-626-2318. Additionally, staff in the Health Sciences Library are on-hand to answer questions about compliance by contacting

Coordinating public relations activities 

Prior to issuing a press release related to CTSA-supported research, please notify the University of Minnesota's CTSI Communications Specialist, Meher Khan,, who will notify the NIH award issuing center to coordinate media and publicity.