CTSI's impact

December 10, 2019

Tetyana Shippee participates in a small group discussion with attendees of a community forum on racial disparities in long-term care.Tetyana Shippee, PhD, recipient of a CEARCH Community Health Collaborative award, shared findings of her ongoing research with community and partners at a November presentation. Read more about her work and its impact.

December 9, 2019

Anne SnowdenIn November, Anne Snowden joined CTSI’s Community Engagement to Advance Research and Community Health office as Assistant Director for Community-Engaged Research Programs. Learn more about Anne's extensive experience and her new role with CTSI. 

November 4, 2019

Dr. Brian SweisCTSI Scholar Brian Sweis, PhD, received the Lindsley Prize in Behavioral Neuroscience from the Society of Neuroscience for his novel translational research on neuroeconomics applied to psychiatric disorders. Learn more about Dr. Sweis's work and his ongoing participation in the Translational Research Development Program. Congratulations, Dr. Sweis!

October 1, 2019

A wide-angle photo of the audience and speakers at the 2019 Poster Session eventThe annual CTSI Poster Session honored mentors from CTSI’s Research Education, Training, and Career Development Core, CTSI-Ed, and their work. Learn more about this year's three awardees.

 

August 20, 2019

Young woman pushes her father in a wheelchair, while he holds a basketballThrough a targeted funding opportunity, the CTSI’s Office of Discovery and Translation has selected four UMN projects to receive funding and guidance. Congratulations to the awardees!

July 22, 2019

Dan Knights, PhD, and Pajau Vangay, PhD, MS, work together in a lab.Researchers from the University of Minnesota and community are expanding upon work done during the Immigrant Microbiome Project that was partially funded by CTSI in 2015. The project identified changes in gut microbiomes in immigrant Hmong and Karen women living in Minnesota and Thailand to potentially uncover why there is a shift or decline in their health once immigrants are living in the United States.

July 2, 2019

Woman seated at a table uses a laptop computer

CTSI's community engagement function releases a newsletter to connect partners outside the University to community-engaged research. Learn more about this new resource and sign up for the mailing list.

June 24, 2019

Group meetings are beneficial for experts/functional groups and researchers to fully understand a project, its capabilities, and to have overall, better information to move forward with their component of the study.The Clinical Research Support Center is celebrating many achievements since opening its doors in September and remains steadfast on its focus to identify the appropriate experts and functional groups to support researchers and study teams as they navigate and advance projects through the clinical research process. 

May 29, 2019

 CTSI’s mentors focus on providing guidance to budding researchers, trainees and junior faculty through their first research projects and support them throughout the complex process of beginning their research careers.CTSI is seeking nominations for its annual Mentor of the Year Awards program that recognizes exceptional UMN research mentors, junior mentors, and biostatistician and informatician mentors for its current or past CTSI-Ed Scholars.

May 17, 2019

Nurse draws blood from patientCTSI joins the world-wide celebration May 20 to recognize Clinical Trials Day to honor those who are at the forefront of conducting and raising awareness of clinical trials across the health sciences and throughout the University of Minnesota to improve health.

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