CTSI's programs & support

November 4, 2019

Dr. Brian SweisCTSI Scholar Brian Sweis, PhD, received the Lindsley Prize in Behavioral Neuroscience from the Society of Neuroscience for his novel translational research on neuroeconomics applied to psychiatric disorders. Learn more about Dr. Sweis's work and his ongoing participation in the Translational Research Development Program. Congratulations, Dr. Sweis!

November 4, 2019

Scientist with a blue glove holds up and examines a pillCTSI’s Office of Discovery and Translation (ODAT) has released a special Request for Applications (RFA) to advance the development of promising early-stage therapeutics. The intention of funding is to better position these projects to be competitive for follow-on funding through other internal or external funding programs and for successful commercialization. Learn more and apply.

October 29, 2019

Group of three people have a discussion while seatedCTSI received supplement funding from NIH to host a total of six Science Cafe events and to disseminate results through a digital engagement platform. Learn more about this event series and how to engage with this growing research community.

October 11, 2019

Learn more from CTSI leadership on what the Clinical Research Support Center offers.Watch a video from CTSI leadership to learn more about how investigators mentor and lead junior faculty to effectively conduct clinical trials, what the CTSI’s Clinical Research Support Center (CRSC) does, and what the next generation of the center will look like. 

October 3, 2019

Casey Johnson, PhD, Melanie Nicol, PharmD, PhD, Alexa Pragman, MD, PhD, Beshay Zordoky, MSc, PhDCTSI welcomes four University of Minnesota Assistant Professors into its K-R01 Transition to Independence research career development program. Congratulations to the 2019 cohort!

October 3, 2019

The CTSI Biomedical Informatics Program (BMIP) recently entered into agreements with the School of Dentistry, the Department of Anesthesiology, and the Department of Medicine’s Cardiovascular Division to provide dedicated informatics support.CTSI’s Best Practices Integrated Informatics Core (BPIC) team, which is a part of BMIP, welcomes three new data analysts who will be fully dedicated to serving the clinical data needs of researchers, clinicians and leaders within their assigned areas. 

October 2, 2019

Poster Session 2019 attendees look at postersThe annual CTSI Poster Session took place on September 16 and was a festive gathering to honor Scholars, mentors, and community-engaged research grantees from two CTSI offices. Based on scientific and community judging, CTSI recognized CTSI-Ed Scholars and CEARCH-supported community grantees with awards for their outstanding work. Congratulations to all our Travel and Community Recognition awardees!

October 1, 2019

A wide-angle photo of the audience and speakers at the 2019 Poster Session eventThe annual CTSI Poster Session honored mentors from CTSI’s Research Education, Training, and Career Development Core, CTSI-Ed, and their work. Learn more about this year's three awardees.

 

September 16, 2019

Amy Krentzman, PhD, MSW, and Ann Van de Winckel, PhD, MSPT, PTCTSI’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.

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