CTSI's programs & support

April 2, 2021

Photo courtesy of One Heart Health. A child is screened for congenital heart disease in China using the alpha version of a software application supported with ODAT grant funding.CTSI’s Office of Discovery and Translation is supporting the development of novel solutions designed to reduce health disparities.

March 29, 2021

Dr. Esam El-Fakahany and a former Scholar look at her research poster displayed on a boardMeet the seven Scholars joining two CTSI junior faculty training programs, the K-R01 Transition to Independence Program and Pre-K Discovery Scholars Program, in 2021. 

February 26, 2021

Power of Partnerships speaker Michele Allen on a Zoom conference with an image of panelistsThe 2021 Power of Partnerships event focused on building trust in science and the Covid-19 vaccine through community academic dialogue.

December 7, 2020

Previous participants in the Mothers Leading Science program meet a researcher mom's new babyThe Mothers Leading Science leadership development program welcomes twelve female faculty and health science researchers to the 2020-2021 cohort.

November 25, 2020

Ana NunezIn this newly created CTSI leadership position, Dr. Núñez will collaborate with CTSI staff and faculty to shape and enact initiatives that promote inclusive excellence across the organization and with our communities.

October 21, 2020

Screenshot of Poster Session Travel Awards from online eventThis year's virtual Poster Session included awards for outstanding posters and presentations. Awardees included participants in CTSI's community engagement and education programs and the Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health program.

October 12, 2020

PRISM mobile appThe app collects patient-reported data in a way that can be used by the provider’s EHR system, arming clinicians with information that can improve diagnoses and patient outcomes.


October 8, 2020

People in a meetingA University of Minnesota feasibility review support service recently received special recognition from the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA). This free service helps UMN researchers enhance their protocols and get studies started quickly.

September 25, 2020

Mentors of the Year Jayne Fulkerson and Glenn Simmons, Jr.CTSI’s Research Education, Training, and Career Development Core recognized Jayne Fulkerson, PhD, and Glenn Simmons, Jr., as Mentors of the Year during the annual 2020 Poster Session. 

September 14, 2020

Scientist looks through a microscopeCTSI’s Office of Discovery and Translation has selected five UMN innovations related to COVID-19 for the 2020 Translational Grant Program. Awardees will receive support for their research on COVID-19 prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.