University of Minnesota

August 2, 2019

Dr. Tim BeebeDr. Tim Beebe joins Dr. Mickey Eder as co-lead to fulfill CTSI's Community and Collaboration component of the CTSA award. Read more about the expertise and experience Dr. Beebe brings to the role and how he will collaborate with CTSI's Executive and Hub Leadership Teams. 

July 31, 2019

Dr. Melenda Bellin and Dr. Byron VaughnThe Medical Advisors will serve as CTSI ambassadors and liaisons with the health science research community to help investigators succeed. 

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.

July 3, 2019

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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.

July 2, 2019

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CTSI's community engagement function releases a newsletter to connect partners outside the University to community-engaged research. Learn more about this new resource and sign up for the mailing list.

July 2, 2019

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CTSI-Ed has curated a library of successful grant applications for clinical researchers to refer to during their own application process. Learn more about the library and how to take advantage of this resource.

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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