CTSI's programs & support

February 13, 2019

Ahmed Idris, 2018 PReP Scholar2018 Pathways to Research Program (PReP) Scholar Ahmed Idris's poster presentation was recognized at the 2018 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students. He credits CTSI's PReP program for preparing him for success.

January 9, 2019

Female scientist in labA sixth cycle of funding is available through a collaboration between CTSI and the Mayo Clinic's Center for Clinical and Translational Science, and in conjunction with the Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics for projects that have the potential to be commercialized through the formation of a start-up company or execution of a license agreement with an established commercial entity. 

January 7, 2019

Medical students using devicesEleven pre- and post -doctoral trainees from across the University of Minnesota and Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute have been awarded two-year TL1 research career development awards to improve human health by catalyzing and accelerating the translation of research findings to the community.

December 21, 2018

undergraduate studentCTSI invites applications from undergraduates and doctoral-level and early pre-doc students for its 2019 PReP and A-PReP summer research career development programs that provide training through a structured core curriculum, mentored research projects, weekly seminars, and a final poster presentation. 

December 20, 2018

Junior researcher in a labCTSI is now accepting applications for its Pre-K Discovery Scholars Program, which offers up to three underrepresented in medicine assistant professors with salaried appointments mentorship, oversight, and pilot funds up to $50,000 over two years.

December 20, 2018

People working around a table at nightCTSI has awarded nearly $200,000 in pilot funds to four 18-month collaborative partnerships between University of Minnesota investigators and community organizations to address important health issues identified by Minnesota communities and stimulate high-impact research.

December 19, 2018

LabNew Translational Research Development Program Scholars from across the University receive $16,000 each in research funds to gain experience with clinical and translational research that helps build the foundation of an independent research career focused on human 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. 

November 1, 2018

CTSI Scholar Allyson Hart with her poster at 2018 Poster SessionThree University of Minnesota Assistant Professors conducting clinical or translational research join CTSI's  two-year K-R01 Transition to Independence research career development program. Congratulations to the 2018 cohort!

September 27, 2018

Child being examined by doctorLetters of Intent for CTSI's Child Health Collaborative Grant Program are now being accepted through November 12. The program is a joint effort between CTSI, the U of M's Department of Pediatrics and Children's Minnesota and supports a collaborative project that addresses an important and unmet child health issue within Minnesota communities. 

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