Funding opportunities

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.

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.

May 1, 2019

Allyson Hart, CTSI ScholarCTSI is now accepting Letters of Intent for its two-year K-R01 Transition to Independence Program that provides up to five faculty annually with mentorship, oversight, $50,000 in pilot research funds, and programming that aims to place junior investigators with K awards conducting clinical and translational research further on the path toward R01 awards.

April 3, 2019

Cullen RashidiCTSI’s Clinical and Translational Research Services (CTRS) group announces its grantees for stage one of its two-stage pilot funding program available to full-time University of Minnesota faculty for the planning and successful implementation of clinical interventional pilot studies.

March 15, 2019

Allyson Hart, CTSI ScholarWe're now accepting Letters of Intent for the three-year KL2 Scholars Career Development Program that aims to place junior investigators on the path to be competitive for NIH independent K- or R- awards, or other equivalent major peer-reviewed national research grants as a principal investigator.

March 15, 2019

Grandmother and caretaker's hands on a tableA new CTSI funding opportunity is available for University of Minnesota researchers to support the development of innovations that address challenges faced by family and unpaid/informal caregivers.

March 15, 2019

Young business man completing paperworkThe Clinical and Translational Research Services (CTRS) Pilot Funding Program provides funding in two stages to full-time University of Minnesota faculty to prepare and implement prospective clinical pilot studies.

January 9, 2019

Female scientist in labA sixth cycle of funding is available through a collaboration between CTSI and the Mayo Clinic's Center for Clinical and Translational Science, and in conjunction with the Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics for projects that have the potential to be commercialized through the formation of a start-up company or execution of a license agreement with an established commercial entity. 

January 7, 2019

Medical students using devicesEleven pre- and post -doctoral trainees from across the University of Minnesota and Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute have been awarded two-year TL1 research career development awards to improve human health by catalyzing and accelerating the translation of research findings to the community.

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