Community engagement in research

February 2, 2016

CTSI's Community Health Collaborative Grants Program has released a request for applications, and will fund high-impact research projects involving the University and the broader community. It anticipates awarding $25,000-47,500 per project.

January 27, 2016

Rural healthThe University of Minnesota Medical School is searching for  nationally prominent researchers who are outstanding leaders in their field to develop the University’s specialized Medical Discovery Teams (MDT)

January 25, 2016

Gweneth FisherStar Tribune story features CTSI-funded group's innovative approach for getting pediatric medical devices to markets.

This year the group of volunteers will award grants, start offering access to a new tech incubator, and launch a program that solicits public input about child health needs and device ideas.

December 22, 2015

CTSI, in partnership with the University’s Department of Pediatrics and Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, is now accepting applications for its second cycle of the Child Health Collaborative Grant Awards. The groups teamed up in 2014 to create this grant program as part of a broader effort to support research partnerships among community and University child health researchers.

November 25, 2015

CTSI is now accepting applications for three of its 2016 funding and career development programs.

October 1, 2015

StudyFinder kioskCTSI’s StudyFinder kiosk, an interactive web-based tool that enables visitors to explore University health studies currently seeking participants, is now located in the lobby of the University of Minnesota Medical Center, East Bank.

September 23, 2015

Laurel Davis and Nancy Raymond accepting award on Rebecca Shlafer's behalfOn Thursday evening, CTSI honored Rebecca Shlafer, PhD, with the second annual Outstanding Junior Mentor award (shown at right: Laurel Davis, a mentee of Dr. Shlafer, accepts the award on her behalf).

September 15, 2015

Drs. Sunni and KylloStories in the Minnesota Daily and KSTP-TV described how researchers from the University of Minnesota and Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota are teaming up to help Somali children and families better manage Type 1 diabetes. 

September 9, 2015

Drs. Sunni and KylloResearcher-physicians Muna Sunni, MBBCH, of the University of Minnesota and Jennifer Kyllo, MD, from Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota received a $200,000 Child Health Collaborative Grant Award to develop new diabetes educational materials targeted for Somali children in Minnesota. 

August 21, 2015

Kola OkuyemiCTSI recently appointed Kola Okuyemi, MD, MPH, as Director of the K to R01 Transition to Independence Program, a two-year career development program that aims to place junior investigators with K awards further on the path to be competitive for R01 awards. 

He will also assist in recruiting scholars from diverse backgrounds and promoting diversity-related activities for CTSI as a whole.

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