CTSI's tools & resources

July 20, 2015

CTSI Community Research VanThanks to CTSI’s Community Research Van, research teams have a new opportunity to conduct health studies out in the community at no cost to them. The mobile health lab is available by request to qualifying studies, and can be taken anywhere in the five-state area.

February 23, 2015

CTSI has made it easier for research teams to access and use the Clinical Translational Research Portal's (CTR Portal) scheduling system by adding new capabilities.

November 10, 2014

Clinical Translational Research Portal new request screenshotInvestigators and research teams now have an easier, more intuitive way to request services, thanks to an updated module on the Clinical Translational Research Portal (CTR Portal).

October 29, 2014

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute will implement a new, simpler rate structure for investigators using CTSI's clinical research facilities and support staff, effective Jan. 1, 2015. Rather than paying for each procedure, research teams will pay a simple, hourly rate in 15-minute increments. 

September 11, 2014

Researchers now have a simpler, more effective way to access data from Minnesota death certificate records, with the launch of a new database from the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI). CTSI will fulfill requests for death certificate record data at no charge to researchers, registries, and transplant databases at the University of Minnesota and Fairview.

August 26, 2014

Research ToolkitUniversity of Minnesota investigators and their teams have a simpler way to find the resources they need to conduct research, with the launch of the Research Toolkit on the Clinical and Translational Science Institute's (CTSI) enhanced website.

The new online resource houses research tools, templates, information, and guidance developed by a wide range of sources, from University organizations to federal agencies.

July 10, 2014

CRC orientation screenshotCoordinators who support clinical research teams at the U of M and Fairview have new resources to help them be more successful, thanks to expansions to the Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) Orientation program.

June 4, 2014

Lab equipmentWe've all read about exciting health breakthroughs, but how do these discoveries make their way into new treatments, therapies, and tools? In the April issue of Minnesota Health Care News, two members of our leadership team talk about how research is conducted, and detail the Clinical and Translational Science Institute's approach. 

November 20, 2013

Interested in getting patient data for your research? Starting this week, CTSI's Informatics Consulting Service (ICS) will be hosting ICS Office Hours three times a week, on Tuesday afternoons, Wednesday mornings, and Thursday mornings.

September 27, 2013

Clinical research coordinators (CRCs) are an important part of research teams, but some find themselves in the profession without adequate training. Even if they have a scientific background, they may not understand the necessary regulations, policies and intricacies of conducting research on human subjects.

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