CTSI's programs & support

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 Glen 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.

September 14, 2020

Sarah Hoffman and Stephanie MisonoCTSI has awarded two University of Minnesota faculty $50,000 each to prepare and implement clinical pilot studies. 

August 19, 2020

COVID-19University of Minnesota researchers can now access high-quality COVID-19 patient data for their research, thanks to CTSI’s new COVID-19 Registry. The registry houses the de-identified electronic medical records of patients who have the virus as well as those with related conditions and symptoms. 

August 13, 2020

Scholars in CTSI professional development programs attend a seminarCTSI has welcomed 17 scholars into career development programs designed to help advance the University of Minnesota’s rising stars in health research.

August 13, 2020

Tubes of blood sample for testing.Accelerating research has become more important than ever in the face of a global pandemic. By creating a model that meets the need for speed, the Clinical Research Support Center (CRSC) can hasten the development of therapeutics—not just for one candidate, but for COVID-19 treatments being developed across UMN. 

August 13, 2020

Katy Kozhimannil and Carrie Henning-SmithKaty Backes Kozhimannil, PhD, will lead a new aligned rural health initiative for CTSI and the Office of Academic Clinical Affairs (OACA). Carrie Henning-Smith, PhD, will also join CTSI’s Office of Rural Health as Deputy Director. 

July 30, 2020

A doctor talks to a little girl sitting on an exam tableThe 2020 Child Health Collaborative award provides support for research addressing the impact of COVID-19 on child health in Minnesota.

July 16, 2020

Steve Johnson and Gretchen SiegerCTSI is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Johnson, PhD, as Scientific Director, CTSI Clinical Informatics Services and Collaborative Science and Gretchen Sieger as Director of Operations, Clinical Informatics Services. 

July 15, 2020

Researchers in a laboratory look into a microscopeIn spite of the impact of COVID-19 on operations, University researchers and faculty have continued to innovate and advance promising solutions to improve human health, and ODAT remains committed to supporting their work. ODAT has issued thirteen new awards across its various funding programs since January 2020, ranging from pharmaceuticals to global health innovations.