Clinical research services

October 8, 2020

People in a meetingA University of Minnesota feasibility review support service recently received special recognition from the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA). This free service helps UMN researchers enhance their protocols and get studies started quickly.

September 14, 2020

Sarah Hoffman and Stephanie MisonoCTSI has awarded two University of Minnesota faculty $50,000 each to prepare and implement clinical pilot studies. 

August 13, 2020

Tubes of blood sample for testing.Accelerating research has become more important than ever in the face of a global pandemic. By creating a model that meets the need for speed, the Clinical Research Support Center (CRSC) can hasten the development of therapeutics—not just for one candidate, but for COVID-19 treatments being developed across UMN. 

April 28, 2020

Novel coronavirus (COVID-19)Research is the path forward in this global pandemic, and CTSI, like organizations around the world, is committed to accelerating these discoveries. 

March 27, 2020

people working in front of a computerThe University of Minnesota’s Clinical Research Support Center (CRSC) co-facilitated a collaborative project aimed at accelerating the research process. The process improvement effort brought together stakeholders from across the University clinical research community and led to the creation of several new ancillary review resources available on the Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) website. 

January 27, 2020

Brenda PrichCTSI is pleased to share that Brenda Prich has accepted the role of Associate Director for the Clinical Translational Research Services core. Learn more about her new role and this important function of CTSI.

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. 

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