CTSI's programs & support

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 16, 2020

Specimen tubesThe Biorepository and Laboratory Services (BLS) sunrise plan has been approved and BLS has resumed some operations.

June 5, 2020

person typing on a laptopU of M health sciences studies can now start up more quickly, thanks to a new free service from OnCore. Researchers who request the service can get their protocols and IRB review information entered into the OnCore clinical trial management system on their behalf. 

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. 

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.

March 27, 2020

Video still of Rebekah SummersDr. Rebekah Summers shares her experience in the TL1 Translational Research Program, how it has served her research and career goals, and advice for potential applicants to the program in this video and profile. 

March 25, 2020

A woman holding a notepad talks to a group of people.CTSI’s CEARCH Office has awarded four teams Community Health Collaborative Pilot Grants for 2020. Read more about the grantees and their projects. 

March 18, 2020

mailto:umncrsc@umn.educoronavirusCTSI services and resources continue to be available, but we have temporarily transitioned to virtual research support and made some changes to how we operate. You can still reach us via phone (612-625-2874) and email at ctsi@umn.edu.  

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