Grant

January 13, 2014

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) recently approved $93.5 million to support clinical research data networks that together will form an ambitious new resource known as PCORnet, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network. One of the 29 data networks supported by the grant is the Greater Plains Collaborative (GPC), which includes the University of Minnesota's Academic Health Center.

December 18, 2013

Congratulations to the recipients of CTSI's Fall 2012 Translational Grant Awards! This round of awards, designed to facilitate the highest quality translational research, was dedicated to junior investigators at the University of Minnesota.

August 8, 2013

The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) is announcing an open opportunity to submit proposals to collaborate with the Therapeutics for Rare and Neglected Diseases (TRND) program.

April 12, 2013

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

March 6, 2013

The University of Minnesota and the University of California - Los Angeles Clinical and Translational Science Institutes have teamed up to support three new pilot projects that address health disparities and health systems problems in Minnesota and southern California.

February 5, 2013

Aaron Kelly and Jennifer AbuzzahabMedical School Assistant Professor Aaron Kelly, PhD, and Jennifer Abuzzahab, MD, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, received a Community Collaborative Grant from CTSI in 2010 to study the effects of the drug exenatide on extreme pediatric obesity. On Monday, February 4, the encouraging results of that study were published online in JAMA Pediatrics. 

November 2, 2012

Congratulations to David Largaespada, Ph.D., professor in the departments of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development and Pediatrics, for being awarded the prestigious American Cancer Society (ACS) Research Professor Award.

Largaespada, who has used the Sleeping Beauty transposon to identify and better understand cancer genes, is only the second University of Minnesota faculty member to receive the award.

September 19, 2012

The 2012 Shared University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic CTSA Award (SUMMA) is a new, competitive award program supporting joint projects from the U of M Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and Mayo Clinic's Center for Translational Science Activities (CTSA).

August 30, 2012

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is pleased to announce the 2012 Novel Methods Pilot awardees. This funding provides support for investigators to incorporate novel methods into their translational research programs.

June 22, 2012

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Office of Discovery and Translation (ODAT) is pleased to announce the 2012 Translational Grant awardees. This funding opportunity differs from traditional internal award programs by virtue of the fact that the investigators will enter into a partnership with ODAT to facilitate the achievement of specific metrics and endpoints.

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