Funding opportunities

August 8, 2013

The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) is announcing an open opportunity to submit proposals to collaborate with the Therapeutics for Rare and Neglected Diseases (TRND) program.

April 12, 2013

By receiving the Clinical and Translational Science Award, the University of Minnesota is now required by NCATS and NIH to ensure an acknowledgment of the CTSA in any publications that result from UMN CTSI assistance with a project. 

March 6, 2013

The University of Minnesota and the University of California - Los Angeles Clinical and Translational Science Institutes have teamed up to support three new pilot projects that address health disparities and health systems problems in Minnesota and southern California.

February 5, 2013

Aaron Kelly and Jennifer AbuzzahabMedical School Assistant Professor Aaron Kelly, PhD, and Jennifer Abuzzahab, MD, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, received a Community Collaborative Grant from CTSI in 2010 to study the effects of the drug exenatide on extreme pediatric obesity. On Monday, February 4, the encouraging results of that study were published online in JAMA Pediatrics. 

August 9, 2012

The CTSI Office of Discovery and Translation (ODAT) announces a new pilot funding opportunity for junior investigators conducting early stage translational research, which is defined as research focused on transitioning a basic science discovery to the clinical setting.

April 11, 2012

Join the CTSI staff to learn about the Research Services Pilot Funding Program, designed to increase the competitiveness of UMN investigators for extramural funding to investigate novel questions in the clinical setting.

February 7, 2012

UMN and Mayo Clinic signageThe University of Minnesota's Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and Mayo Clinic in Rochester (Mayo Clinic)'s Center for Translational Science Activities are pleased to announce the inaugural cycle of a new, competitive award program that will support joint projects from both institutions. 

January 31, 2012

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is pleased to announce two pilot funding opportunities designed to support the broad spectrum of translational science research at the University of Minnesota and in our communities.

October 28, 2011

Please join Dr. Jasjit S. Ahluwalia to learn more and offer suggestions about the Clinical and Translational Science Institute's Education, Training and Career Development programs and resources, including nearly $1 million in career development funding for junior investigators, with applications due December 16, 2011.

October 21, 2011

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute announces a Request for Applications for four new training programs with up to $1 million in total funding available to support clinical and translational research career development. Programs are designed to support junior investigators as they build independent research careers.

Applications for all programs are due December 16, 2011 with a start date of March 1, 2012.