Research mentor

July 3, 2019

A professional woman facing the camera speaks to another woman at a table with a laptop

The Community Mentorship Training program, launching this month, engages community partners in the design of clinical trials and studies while training KL2 Scholars to work with communities, a necessary step for more equitable and accessible solutions for human health. Learn more about this new program and the inaugural cohort.

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.

April 29, 2019

Summer research training program students present research findings at the annual CTSI Poster Session.Undergraduate and professional health science students have been accepted into CTSI's 2019 summer research training programs that provide Scholars with knowledge, skills, and experience in translational science research. 

March 15, 2019

Allyson Hart, CTSI ScholarWe're now accepting Letters of Intent for the three-year KL2 Scholars Career Development Program that aims to place junior investigators on the path to be competitive for NIH independent K- or R- awards, or other equivalent major peer-reviewed national research grants as a principal investigator.

February 13, 2019

Ahmed Idris, 2018 PReP Scholar2018 Pathways to Research Program (PReP) Scholar Ahmed Idris's poster presentation was recognized at the 2018 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students. He credits CTSI's PReP program for preparing him for success.

January 7, 2019

Medical students using devicesEleven pre- and post -doctoral trainees from across the University of Minnesota and Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute have been awarded two-year TL1 research career development awards to improve human health by catalyzing and accelerating the translation of research findings to the community.

December 19, 2018

LabNew Translational Research Development Program Scholars from across the University receive $16,000 each in research funds to gain experience with clinical and translational research that helps build the foundation of an independent research career focused on human health. 

November 1, 2018

CTSI Scholar Allyson Hart with her poster at 2018 Poster SessionThree University of Minnesota Assistant Professors conducting clinical or translational research join CTSI's  two-year K-R01 Transition to Independence research career development program. Congratulations to the 2018 cohort!

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.

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