Clinical research services

October 11, 2019

Learn more from CTSI leadership on what the Clinical Research Support Center offers.Watch a video from CTSI leadership to learn more about how investigators mentor and lead junior faculty to effectively conduct clinical trials, what the CTSI’s Clinical Research Support Center (CRSC) does, and what the next generation of the center will look like. 

October 3, 2019

The CTSI Biomedical Informatics Program (BMIP) recently entered into agreements with the School of Dentistry, the Department of Anesthesiology, and the Department of Medicine’s Cardiovascular Division to provide dedicated informatics support.CTSI’s Best Practices Integrated Informatics Core (BPIC) team, which is a part of BMIP, welcomes three new data analysts who will be fully dedicated to serving the clinical data needs of researchers, clinicians and leaders within their assigned areas. 

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 24, 2019

Group meetings are beneficial for experts/functional groups and researchers to fully understand a project, its capabilities, and to have overall, better information to move forward with their component of the study.The Clinical Research Support Center is celebrating many achievements since opening its doors in September and remains steadfast on its focus to identify the appropriate experts and functional groups to support researchers and study teams as they navigate and advance projects through the clinical research process. 

June 19, 2019

The Feasibility Review is an optional, free of charge, early step researchers can take advantage of at the CRSC, and focuses on preparing a study for approval and successful recruitment.The Clinical Research Support Center's Feasibility Review provides integral support for researchers developing clinical studies. Hear from PIs the Review has benefitted, and find out how to take advantage of this free service.

May 17, 2019

Nurse draws blood from patientCTSI joins the world-wide celebration May 20 to recognize Clinical Trials Day to honor those who are at the forefront of conducting and raising awareness of clinical trials across the health sciences and throughout the University of Minnesota to improve health.

May 17, 2019

Dan Weisdorf, MD, Professor of Medicine, in the Medical School’s Department of Medicine, was recently appointed as the CTSI Clinical and Translational Research Services (CTRS) core Director in addition to his leadership role as CTSI’s Deputy Director.Dan Weisdorf, MD, Professor of Medicine, in the Medical School’s Department of Medicine, was recently appointed as the CTSI Clinical and Translational Research Services (CTRS) core Director in addition to his leadership role as CTSI’s Deputy Director. The dual role appointment will provide alignment and create synergy for two parts of the CTSA grant and leadership for CTSI's largest core.

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

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.

September 18, 2018

Researchers at the CRSC openingMore than 100 visitors attended the Clinical Research Support Center Open House earlier this month to help celebrate the new center’s grand opening, network with colleagues, and learn about the support and resources available to U of M clinical researchers and study teams.

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