National collaborations

October 12, 2020

PRISM mobile appThe app collects patient-reported data in a way that can be used by the provider’s EHR system, arming clinicians with information that can improve diagnoses and patient outcomes.

 

April 21, 2020

Conference attendeesCTSI is helping drive new research and clinical opportunities in ultra-high field magnetic resonance imaging (UHF MRI), evidenced by a national conference in November that sought to identify the promise of UHF MRI to address unmet clinical needs and confront what’s needed to fully realize the technology’s potential.

February 10, 2020

a stethoscope and computer on a table with line graphs on paperCTSI’s BDAC has partnered with the Association for Clinical and Translational Science's Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design Special Interest Group to create the Biostats4You websiteThe website identifies and reviews biostatistical training tools and resources for medical and public health researchers and professionals who wish to learn more about biostatistics. Learn more about this new biostatistics resource.

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.

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

Group collaboratingCTSI's Research Education, Training, and Career Development team completed its three-year stint hosting the mock study section for pre- and post -doctoral students and junior faculty Scholars at the national Association for Clinical and Translational Science Conference.

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

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. 

November 20, 2016

Rebecca Shlafer and Katy Kozhimannil“Our CTSI-supported research project didn’t just inform public policy; it led directly to the creation of new legislation,” says Dr. Rebecca Shlafer.

Fellow U of M faculty member Dr. Katy Kozhimannil adds, “CTSI support formalized our University-community partnership, which was critical to our ability to make a nationwide impact with our work."

July 27, 2016

Andrew BarnesDepartment of Pediatrics Assistant Professor Andrew Barnes, MD, MPH, will represent the University of Minnesota’s CTSI as part of the Child Health Research Acceleration thru Multi-site Planning (CHAMP) program, an effort within the Clinical and Translational Science Award network.

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