CTSI's programs & support

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.

May 17, 2019

Dan Weisdorf, MD, Professor of Medicine, in the Medical School’s Department of Medicine, was recently appointed as the CTSI Clinical and Translational Research Services (CTRS) core Director in addition to his leadership role as CTSI’s Deputy Director.Dan Weisdorf, MD, Professor of Medicine, in the Medical School’s Department of Medicine, was recently appointed as the CTSI Clinical and Translational Research Services (CTRS) core Director in addition to his leadership role as CTSI’s Deputy Director. The dual role appointment will provide alignment and create synergy for two parts of the CTSA grant and leadership for CTSI's largest core.

May 6, 2019

CTSI welcomes 28 faculty and academic leaders to the Northern LITeS: Leadership for Innovative Team Science program that aims to further leadership skills and promote team science among senior faculty.CTSI welcomes 28 faculty and academic leaders from across the health sciences to the Northern LITeS: Leadership for Innovative Team Science program that aims to further leadership skills and promote team science among senior faculty.

May 1, 2019

Allyson Hart, CTSI ScholarCTSI is now accepting Letters of Intent for its two-year K-R01 Transition to Independence Program that provides up to five faculty annually with mentorship, oversight, $50,000 in pilot research funds, and programming that aims to place junior investigators with K awards conducting clinical and translational research further on the path toward R01 awards.

April 29, 2019

Summer research training program students present research findings at the annual CTSI Poster Session.Undergraduate and professional health science students have been accepted into CTSI's 2019 summer research training programs that provide Scholars with knowledge, skills, and experience in translational science research. 

April 17, 2019

Glenn Simmons JrCTSI is pleased to welcome Glenn E. Simmons Jr., PhD, Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth campus to its Pre-K Discovery Scholars Program beginning July 1.

April 3, 2019

Cullen RashidiCTSI’s Clinical and Translational Research Services (CTRS) group announces its grantees for stage one of its two-stage pilot funding program available to full-time University of Minnesota faculty for the planning and successful implementation of clinical interventional pilot studies.

April 1, 2019

Mimi the hippo in the Yonder app gives a guided tourA project that was initially funded through the Pediatric Device Innovation Consortium’s Community Discovery Program for Child Health Innovation, which is managed by CTSI’s Office of Discovery and Translation, was featured in the Business section of the Sunday, March 31 Star Tribune.

March 28, 2019

Dr. Troy and Dr. Kunin-BatsonResearchers from the University of Minnesota and Children’s Minnesota are collaborating on a study that explores the effects of racism and discrimination on children’s health and development, thanks to funding from CTSIChildren’s Minnesota, and the University’s Department of Pediatrics.

March 15, 2019

Allyson Hart, CTSI ScholarWe're now accepting Letters of Intent for the three-year KL2 Scholars Career Development Program that aims to place junior investigators on the path to be competitive for NIH independent K- or R- awards, or other equivalent major peer-reviewed national research grants as a principal investigator.

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