January 29, 2014

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) recently began administering the Committee for Pharmaceutical Development (CPD), an initiative that helps faculty researchers bring therapeutics from basic research into clinical practice via funding and strategic guidance.

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.

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.

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.

August 9, 2012

The CTSI Office of Discovery and Translation (ODAT) announces a new pilot funding opportunity for junior investigators conducting early stage translational research, which is defined as research focused on transitioning a basic science discovery to the clinical setting.

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.

May 29, 2012

Sandra WellsMeet Sandra Wells, ODAT Project Manager. Sandra joined CTSI in January 2012.

January 31, 2012

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is pleased to announce two pilot funding opportunities designed to support the broad spectrum of translational science research at the University of Minnesota and in our communities.

August 15, 2011

The Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics has released their 2011 Request for Research Proposals, offering up to $3 million in total costs. Awards of any size will be considered; most proposals will be in the $200,000 to $1,000,000 range.