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October 29, 2019

Group of three people have a discussion while seatedCTSI received supplement funding from NIH to host a total of six Science Cafe events and to disseminate results through a digital engagement platform. Learn more about this event series and how to engage with this growing research community.

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.

July 19, 2019

Christen Ebens, Anne Frosch, and Rene Pierpont, KL2 Scholars for July 2019

CTSI is pleased to welcome three new Scholars into its KL2 Scholar Career Development Program, a structured career development program that focuses on multidisciplinary, translational research.

November 2, 2018

Dan Knights and Pajau Vangay in the labA CTSI-supported study recently published in the scientific journal Cell finds evidence that gut microbiota of populations immigrating from Southeast Asia rapidly Westernize after a person’s arrival to the United States. Several media outlets have reported on the findings, including National Public Radio, The AtlanticThe Scientist MagazineStar Tribune, and Yahoo! News. 

September 25, 2018

College/School Diversity of 2018 KL2 ScholarsFive new Scholars from diverse disciplines and populations join CTSI's KL2 Scholar Career Development Program, a three-year NIH Institutional Mentored Career Development Award program for University of Minnesota Assistant Professors conducting clinical or translational research.

July 31, 2018

Close up on male hand writing an applicationThis program provides funding in two stages to full-time University of Minnesota faculty to prepare and implement prospective clinical pilot studies for focused clinical research questions and the data collected is expected to inform subsequent larger clinical trials.

June 21, 2018

Accrual to Clinical Trials (ACT) Network sites across the U.S.University of Minnesota clinical researchers and study teams can now query nearly 40 million patient records through the Accrual to Clinical Trials (ACT) Network for discovery, exploration, and validation of patient cohorts for investigator-initiated multi-site or single-site clinical trials. CTSI is the first Clinical Translational Science Award hub site—of nearly 60 across the U.S.— to implement the Accrual to Clinical Trials (ACT) Network campuswide. 

June 19, 2018

Know these ten tips when citing National Institutes of Health funding, including through the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences’ Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program.

June 19, 2018

Group collaboratingCTSI's Research Education, Training, and Career Development team completed its three-year stint hosting the mock study section for pre- and post -doctoral students and junior faculty Scholars at the national Association for Clinical and Translational Science Conference.

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.

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