CTSI's programs & support

September 16, 2019

CTSI’s Clinical and Translational Research Services (CTRS) announced its grantees for a two-stage pilot funding program for full-time University of Minnesota faculty.CTSI’s Clinical and Translational Research Services (CTRS) announced its grantees for a two-stage pilot funding program for full-time University of Minnesota faculty. These awards support the planning and implementation of prospective pilot clinical trials.

September 5, 2019

Two clinicians review ultra-high field images using the 7T Terra MRI machine.CTSI and CMRR are announcing a joint conference that will appeal to clinical investigators who currently use or anticipate using ultra-high field imaging in their clinical practice, individuals with interests in the clinical application of ultra-high field imaging, and early career investigators with a dual interest in ultra-high field imaging and the management of a particular clinical problem.

September 3, 2019

A young girl has her blood pressure taken by a nurse at an outdoor clinic.CTSI is now accepting applications for its Community Health Collaborative Pilot Grants program, which matches University investigators with community partners to address important health issues identified by Minnesota communities. Learn more about how to apply.

August 20, 2019

Young woman pushes her father in a wheelchair, while he holds a basketballThrough a targeted funding opportunity, the CTSI’s Office of Discovery and Translation has selected four UMN projects to receive funding and guidance. Congratulations to the awardees!

August 2, 2019

Dr. Tim BeebeDr. Tim Beebe joins Dr. Mickey Eder as co-lead to fulfill CTSI's Community and Collaboration component of the CTSA award. Read more about the expertise and experience Dr. Beebe brings to the role and how he will collaborate with CTSI's Executive and Hub Leadership Teams. 

July 31, 2019

Dr. Melenda Bellin and Dr. Byron VaughnThe Medical Advisors will serve as CTSI ambassadors and liaisons with the health science research community to help investigators succeed. 

July 22, 2019

Dan Knights, PhD, and Pajau Vangay, PhD, MS, work together in a lab.Researchers from the University of Minnesota and community are expanding upon work done during the Immigrant Microbiome Project that was partially funded by CTSI in 2015. The project identified changes in gut microbiomes in immigrant Hmong and Karen women living in Minnesota and Thailand to potentially uncover why there is a shift or decline in their health once immigrants are living in the United States.

July 19, 2019

Christen Ebens, Anne Frosch, and Rene Pierpont, KL2 Scholars for July 2019

CTSI is pleased to welcome three new Scholars into its KL2 Scholar Career Development Program, a structured career development program that focuses on multidisciplinary, translational research.

July 3, 2019

A professional woman facing the camera speaks to another woman at a table with a laptop

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. 

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