Working with CTSI

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. 

December 19, 2013

The Lillehei Clinical Research Unit (LCRU) will be moving into the Masonic Clinical Research Unit (MCRU), a relocation triggered by the Medical School's renovation of the Variety Club Research Center (VCRC) building.

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.

April 11, 2013

New enhancements for the CTR Portal have been released that allow study staff to have more direct interaction with individual project records.

March 7, 2013

Beginning Monday, March 11th, 2013 new hours of operation will be implemented in the Masonic Clinical Research Unit (MCRU) and Delaware Clinical Research Unit (DCRU). 

May 30, 2012

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

March 5, 2012

CTSI's Clinical and Translational Research Services (CTRS) is announcing the appointment of an IRB Specialist who will serve as the primary contact in CTRS for providing IRB application and communication advice to clinical and translational research investigators (including community partners), clinical research coordinators, and CTRS colleagues. 

November 10, 2011

In cooperation with the Center for Bioethics, the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has established a Clinical Research Ethics Consultation Services (CRECS) for human subjects research. Its purpose is to provide those involved in human subjects research with a structured approach for identifying, analyzing and resolving ethical issues. CRECS maintains a policy of open consultation; it is available to research participants, family members or legal surrogates, investigators and research staff. This confidential service is advisory only, and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.