Research career & workforce development

November 4, 2019

Dr. Brian SweisCTSI Scholar Brian Sweis, PhD, received the Lindsley Prize in Behavioral Neuroscience from the Society of Neuroscience for his novel translational research on neuroeconomics applied to psychiatric disorders. Learn more about Dr. Sweis's work and his ongoing participation in the Translational Research Development Program. Congratulations, Dr. Sweis!

October 11, 2019

Learn more from CTSI leadership on what the Clinical Research Support Center offers.Watch a video from CTSI leadership to learn more about how investigators mentor and lead junior faculty to effectively conduct clinical trials, what the CTSI’s Clinical Research Support Center (CRSC) does, and what the next generation of the center will look like. 

October 3, 2019

Casey Johnson, PhD, Melanie Nicol, PharmD, PhD, Alexa Pragman, MD, PhD, Beshay Zordoky, MSc, PhDCTSI welcomes four University of Minnesota Assistant Professors into its K-R01 Transition to Independence research career development program. Congratulations to the 2019 cohort!

October 2, 2019

Poster Session 2019 attendees look at postersThe annual CTSI Poster Session took place on September 16 and was a festive gathering to honor Scholars, mentors, and community-engaged research grantees from two CTSI offices. Based on scientific and community judging, CTSI recognized CTSI-Ed Scholars and CEARCH-supported community grantees with awards for their outstanding work. Congratulations to all our Travel and Community Recognition awardees!

October 1, 2019

A wide-angle photo of the audience and speakers at the 2019 Poster Session eventThe annual CTSI Poster Session honored mentors from CTSI’s Research Education, Training, and Career Development Core, CTSI-Ed, and their work. Learn more about this year's three awardees.

 

September 16, 2019

Amy Krentzman, PhD, MSW, and Ann Van de Winckel, PhD, MSPT, PTCTSI’s Clinical and Translational Research Services (CTRS) announced its grantees for a two-stage pilot funding program for full-time University of Minnesota faculty. These awards support the planning and implementation of prospective pilot clinical trials.

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.

June 24, 2019

Group meetings are beneficial for experts/functional groups and researchers to fully understand a project, its capabilities, and to have overall, better information to move forward with their component of the study.The Clinical Research Support Center is celebrating many achievements since opening its doors in September and remains steadfast on its focus to identify the appropriate experts and functional groups to support researchers and study teams as they navigate and advance projects through the clinical research process. 

May 30, 2019

A new online biostatistics module, “A SMART Way to Develop Adaptive Intervention Strategies,” is now available for researchers and other faculty who wish to learn about the experimental research design called SMART.A new online biostatistics module, “A SMART Way to Develop Adaptive Intervention Strategies,” is now available for clinical research professionals, biostatisticians, and other faculty who wish to learn about the experimental research design called Sequential Multiple Assignment Randomized Trial (SMART).

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.

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