CTSI's tools & resources

June 21, 2018

Accrual to Clinical Trials (ACT) Network sites across the U.S.University of Minnesota clinical researchers and study teams can now query nearly 40 million patient records through the Accrual to Clinical Trials (ACT) Network for discovery, exploration, and validation of patient cohorts for investigator-initiated multi-site or single-site clinical trials. CTSI is the first Clinical Translational Science Award hub site—of nearly 60 across the U.S.— to implement the Accrual to Clinical Trials (ACT) Network campuswide. 

June 19, 2018

Know these ten tips when citing National Institutes of Health funding, including through the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences’ Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program.

June 19, 2018

Clinical Research Support Center (CRSC)The University of Minnesota’s Clinical Research Support Center (CRSC) recently opened in its space on third floor Diehl Hall and will begin supporting University of Minnesota faculty conducting clinical research during its soft launch phase over the summer.

April 6, 2018

Dr. Bruce Blazar, CTSI DirectorCTSI received more than $42.6 million over five years in renewed National Institutes of Health funding through the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, which aims to accelerate the application of clinical and translational research discoveries to help people live healthier, longer lives

December 4, 2017

Susan Everson-RoseWhen Susan Everson-Rose, PhD, MPH, had an idea that could help heart attack survivors, she turned to CTSI for support making the jump from concept to pilot study to major grant application.

November 29, 2017

StudyFinder screenA third United States research institution recently customized, adapted, and implemented StudyFinder, a CTSI-created tool that gives the public an easier way to find and connect with university research opportunities and study teams to ultimately help develop treatments that may one day benefit others. 

October 24, 2017

OnCore clinical trial management system (CTMS)This month, CTSI began the final phase of an ongoing, collaborative effort to shift University of Minnesota clinical research studies from the Time and Study Collection System (TASCS) to the OnCore clinical trial management system (CTMS). 

Most studies have already transitioned to OnCore, and remaining studies are expected to transition by the end of 2018.

September 27, 2017

A group of people smile at the cameraCTSI launches Community Engagement Studios, a new model that enables U of M researchers to gather structured feedback from patients, community members, and other stakeholders to benefit their research studies. 

September 14, 2017

Human Research Training website Roadmap

U of M clinical research professionals can now create their research training Roadmap that prescribes customized curriculum to help them see and track required and optional training for their research work with human participants thanks to a new tool CTSI launched earlier this week. 

January 30, 2017

Dr. Cole DrifkaCole Drifka, PhD, recently joined CTSI as Biorepository and Laboratory Services (BLS) Manager. 

In this role, Dr. Drifka will manage and develop a state-of-the-art integrated biorepository to serve the needs of investigators who require access to human specimens for their research.

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