CTSI's impact

November 3, 2018

Scholar Megan Conlon receives a CTSI travel awardU 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. 

November 2, 2018

Dan Knights and Pajau Vangay in the labA 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 AtlanticThe Scientist MagazineStar Tribune, and Yahoo! News. 

September 17, 2018

CTSI 2018 Poster SessionUniversity of Minnesota faculty members were recently honored for their excellence in research mentorship at CTSI's annual Poster Session.

August 1, 2018

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A CTSI team and supported resource, made possible through CTSI's Clinical and Translational Science Award, is contributing to the Minnesota Cancer Clinical Trials Network (MNCCTN) that aims to expand access to cancer clinical trials for all Minnesotans.

June 19, 2018

Know these ten tips when citing National Institutes of Health funding, including through the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences’ Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program.

June 19, 2018

Group collaboratingCTSI's Research Education, Training, and Career Development team completed its three-year stint hosting the mock study section for pre- and post -doctoral students and junior faculty Scholars at the national Association for Clinical and Translational Science Conference.

June 19, 2018

Clinical Research Support Center (CRSC)The University of Minnesota’s Clinical Research Support Center (CRSC) recently opened in its space on third floor Diehl Hall and will begin supporting University of Minnesota faculty conducting clinical research during its soft launch phase over the summer.

June 18, 2018

Russian delegates for Sister Cities Build Healthier Communities programEarlier this year, CTSI hosted a brief visit by six Russian scientists and senior health administrators through the Russian Sister Cities Build Healthier Communities program.

April 18, 2018

CTSI KL2 mentor and menteeCTSI is accepting Letters of Intent through noon, April 30 for its junior faculty scholar program that aims to develop the next generation of clinical and translational investigators through structured training with a mentored, multidisciplinary clinical research emphasis. 

April 6, 2018

Dr. Bruce Blazar, CTSI DirectorCTSI received more than $42.6 million over five years in renewed National Institutes of Health funding through the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, which aims to accelerate the application of clinical and translational research discoveries to help people live healthier, longer lives

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