Grant

June 30, 2016

CTSI has awarded $200,000 to five health research collaborative partnerships between University of Minnesota investigators and individuals unaffiliated with the University.

June 29, 2016

UMN and Mayo Clinic signageTwo research teams have been awarded up to $50,000 each to pursue health research projects that have the potential to lead to a start-up company or license agreement.

If successful, the University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic grantees will be eligible to apply for up to $400,000 in additional funding.

May 2, 2016

Jafar GolzarianIn 2012, Department of Radiology Professor Jafar Golzarian, MD, received pilot funding from CTSI’s Office of Discovery and Translation (ODAT) to further develop a drug-delivery device for cancer patients that he’d invented with his team at the University of Minnesota. Shortly after, he spun the technology out to EmboMedics -- where he serves as co-founder and chief medical officer -- to continue advancing and commercializing the technology.

April 28, 2016

Bob Kroslowitz speaking to a crowdCTSI, the Pediatric Device Innovation Consortium (PDIC), and its academic partner, Philadelphia Pediatric Medical Device Consortium (PPDC), hosted more than 70 industry and faculty researchers at an inaugural Pediatric Device Breakthrough Collaborative event earlier this month.

March 25, 2016

Grantee spotlight: Aaron Kelly“Initial funding from CTSI led to a nearly three-million-dollar NIH grant to advance our research. CTSI’s support enabled us to demonstrate the effectiveness of the treatment we’re investigating, and that further studies on the topic could be feasible, particularly in terms of attracting enough research participants.”

- Dr. Aaron Kelly discussing his research with Children’s Hospital collaborator Dr. Jennifer Abuzzahab, to advance research that has revealed a promising way to help adolescents with severe obesity 

March 9, 2016

CTSI’s Translational Grant ProgramCTSI’s Translational Grant Program will award funding to University of Minnesota research projects that aim to translate basic science discoveries into patient benefit, with the overarching goal of positively impacting human health. Up to four faculty research projects will receive as much as $50,000 each.

March 9, 2016

CTSI has released a report that evaluates the Community Health Collaborative Grant award program, which aims to support research projects that lead to health improvements, while sustaining long-term partnerships between University of Minnesota researchers and community representatives.

March 8, 2016

CTSI presentationLast month CTSI hosted an event for AHC faculty to learn more about CTSI, its vision moving forward and how it can help advance the careers and research of University investigators. 

March 4, 2016

Earlier this year, CTSI submitted an application to renew its Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA). CTSI’s proposal focuses on enhancing the scope, quality, and efficiency of team-based clinical and translational science research, with the ultimate goal of improving human health. 

February 24, 2016

Nearly $17,000 has been awarded to six faculty investigators through CTSI’s Driven to Discover Community Health and Research Grants Program to conduct health research at this year’s Minnesota State Fair.

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