ODAT

January 3, 2017

Angela Fralish, CTSI's ODAT Research FellowCTSI’s Office of Discovery and Translation (ODAT) recently hired Angela Fralish for the newly created ODAT Research Fellow position.

As a fellow, Angela will assess the translational potential of technologies under consideration for ODAT support or currently supported through one of six ODAT funding programs

September 28, 2016

Bioengineered blood vessels developed in a lab that someday could be used to transform childrens' heart surgeryUniversity of Minnesota biomedical engineers showed artificial blood vessels implanted in young lambs could grow within the new owner, potentially preventing the need for repeated surgeries in children with congenital heart defects. 

September 28, 2016

CTSI is excited to announce the 2016 Translational Grant Program awardees whose early-stage translational projects will work toward developing a new therapeutic, diagnostic, medical device, or treatment approach.

September 28, 2016

A child receives medical care at the hospitalCTSI's Pediatric Device Development Award Program, which supports the development of pediatric medica devices to improve pediatric outcomes and quality of life, is expanding to now accepting applications continuously throughout the year.

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.

June 7, 2016

The new Community Discovery Program for Child Health Innovation program is now soliciting public input about a challenge or experience related to children’s hospital stays, health conditions, or home health care that might be improved through the development of new medical device solutions.

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 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 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. 

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.

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