CTSI's programs & support

July 3, 2019

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The Community Mentorship Training program, launching this month, engages community partners in the design of clinical trials and studies while training KL2 Scholars to work with communities, a necessary step for more equitable and accessible solutions for human health. Learn more about this new program and the inaugural cohort.

June 24, 2019

Group meetings are beneficial for experts/functional groups and researchers to fully understand a project, its capabilities, and to have overall, better information to move forward with their component of the study.The Clinical Research Support Center is celebrating many achievements since opening its doors in September and remains steadfast on its focus to identify the appropriate experts and functional groups to support researchers and study teams as they navigate and advance projects through the clinical research process. 

June 19, 2019

The Feasibility Review is an optional, free of charge, early step researchers can take advantage of at the CRSC, and focuses on preparing a study for approval and successful recruitment.The Clinical Research Support Center's Feasibility Review provides integral support for researchers developing clinical studies. Hear from PIs the Review has benefitted, and find out how to take advantage of this free service.

May 29, 2019

 CTSI’s mentors focus on providing guidance to budding researchers, trainees and junior faculty through their first research projects and support them throughout the complex process of beginning their research careers.CTSI is seeking nominations for its annual Mentor of the Year Awards program that recognizes exceptional UMN research mentors, junior mentors, and biostatistician and informatician mentors for its current or past CTSI-Ed Scholars.

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.

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