Interdisciplinary research

May 29, 2019

 CTSI’s mentors focus on providing guidance to budding researchers, trainees and junior faculty through their first research projects and support them throughout the complex process of beginning their research careers.CTSI is seeking nominations for its annual Mentor of the Year Awards program that recognizes exceptional UMN research mentors, junior mentors, and biostatistician and informatician mentors for its current or past CTSI-Ed Scholars.

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 6, 2019

CTSI welcomes 28 faculty and academic leaders to the Northern LITeS: Leadership for Innovative Team Science program that aims to further leadership skills and promote team science among senior faculty.CTSI welcomes 28 faculty and academic leaders from across the health sciences to the Northern LITeS: Leadership for Innovative Team Science program that aims to further leadership skills and promote team science among senior faculty.

June 18, 2018

Russian delegates for Sister Cities Build Healthier Communities programEarlier this year, CTSI hosted a brief visit by six Russian scientists and senior health administrators through the Russian Sister Cities Build Healthier Communities program.

January 26, 2017

Greg Beilman and team conducting research in a lab“The Committee for Pharmaceutical Development infused new life into our treatment idea, and propelled it toward clinical trials. We would not be where we’re at now without its support.”

- U of M Professor Greg Beilman, MD, referring to a treatment that could help people survive severe blood loss

January 28, 2016

Translational Research Bootcamp sessionEarlier this month, CTSI wrapped up its first Translational Research Bootcamp, a three-day event that trains early stage investigators on core competencies in translational science.

The event featured a series of interactive activities with focused training in communication skill-building, team science, and informatics.

January 6, 2016

Valerie PierreCTSI is providing funding and support to Associate Professor Dr. Valerie Pierre, who envisions a cheap, easy-to-use diagnostic tool that could provide a faster way to diagnose bacterial infections.

Initial funding, guidance, and support from CTSI proved such a tool could be feasible, and a subsequent award that’s co-administered by CTSI is now enabling her to develop a prototype.

October 30, 2015

Dr. CloydCTSI will honor James Cloyd III, PharmD, with its 2015 Mentor of the Year Award on Jan. 20, 2016 during its Annual Scholar Poster Session and Reception at the McNamara Alumni Center.