CTSI's impact

July 7, 2020

Woman holding a cellphoneTo mitigate risk of COVID-19, two University of Minnesota (UMN) researchers are analyzing factors such as race, economic stability, living environment, education, and more to get a more comprehensive, holistic picture of health. This will help the healthcare system better respond to underrepresented, under-resourced patients during the COVID-19 crisis. 

June 1, 2020

Glenn Simmons working in his labGlenn Simmons Jr., PhD, is co-leading an effort to test wastewater across Minnesota. This would help scientists and public health officials see how prevalent the virus is in a given community and understand where the virus is spiking or trending downward.

April 28, 2020

Novel coronavirus (COVID-19)Research is the path forward in this global pandemic, and CTSI, like organizations around the world, is committed to accelerating these discoveries. 

April 28, 2020

Power of Partnerships event organizers stand with keynote speaker Ella Greene-MotonIn February, community members and U of M researchers gathered to celebrate community-engaged research at the annual Power of Partnerships poster session and dinner. 

April 25, 2020

Person using a tabletIRB-approved COVID-19 studies can now get study participants’ consent using electronic signature, thanks to a recent effort to validate REDCap’s electronic consent (eConsent) capabilities for FDA compliance purposes.

March 27, 2020

Participants of NLITeS inaugural cohort stand with their completion certificatesRead a recap of the inaugural NLITeS cohort's commencement, including participant details and presentations.

February 10, 2020

a stethoscope and computer on a table with line graphs on paperCTSI’s BDAC has partnered with the Association for Clinical and Translational Science's Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design Special Interest Group to create the Biostats4You websiteThe website identifies and reviews biostatistical training tools and resources for medical and public health researchers and professionals who wish to learn more about biostatistics. Learn more about this new biostatistics resource.

January 14, 2020

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.

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. 

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