University of Minnesota

June 22, 2018

Michele Allen, 2017 CTSI Mentor of the YearGet your nominations in by August 23 for CTSI's annual Mentor of the Year awards program recognizing University of Minnesota research mentors, junior mentors, and biostatistician mentors. 

June 21, 2018

Accrual to Clinical Trials (ACT) Network sites across the U.S.University of Minnesota clinical researchers and study teams can now query nearly 40 million patient records through the Accrual to Clinical Trials (ACT) Network for discovery, exploration, and validation of patient cohorts for investigator-initiated multi-site or single-site clinical trials. CTSI is the first Clinical Translational Science Award hub site—of nearly 60 across the U.S.— to implement the Accrual to Clinical Trials (ACT) Network campuswide. 

June 19, 2018

Know these ten tips when citing National Institutes of Health funding, including through the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences’ Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program.

June 19, 2018

Paari Murugan and Cole DrifkaA recently enhanced partnership between CTSI's Biorepository and Laboratory Services (BLS) and the Department of Anatomic Pathology aims to increase availability of well-curated human research specimens and more efficiently process specimens for analysis by University of Minnesota investigators.

June 19, 2018

Group collaboratingCTSI's Research Education, Training, and Career Development team completed its three-year stint hosting the mock study section for pre- and post -doctoral students and junior faculty Scholars at the national Association for Clinical and Translational Science Conference.

June 19, 2018

Clinical Research Support Center (CRSC)The University of Minnesota’s Clinical Research Support Center (CRSC) recently opened in its space on third floor Diehl Hall and will begin supporting University of Minnesota faculty conducting clinical research during its soft launch phase over the summer.

April 19, 2018

Gwenyth Fischer, MD, director of the Pediatric Device Innovation Consortium (PDIC). The fourth annual Pediatric Device Breakthrough Collaborative eventhosted by the Pediatric Device Innovation Consortium (PDIC), supported by CTSI, and held in conjunction with the Design of Medical Devices conference, recently attracted 60 medical device industry representatives, innovators, clinicians, and investors with a common goal of improving pediatric health and medical technology.

April 18, 2018

CTSI KL2 mentor and menteeCTSI is accepting Letters of Intent through noon, April 30 for its junior faculty scholar program that aims to develop the next generation of clinical and translational investigators through structured training with a mentored, multidisciplinary clinical research emphasis. 

April 6, 2018

Dr. Bruce Blazar, CTSI DirectorCTSI received more than $42.6 million over five years in renewed National Institutes of Health funding through the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, which aims to accelerate the application of clinical and translational research discoveries to help people live healthier, longer lives

March 7, 2018

Medical professionals looking at each other smilingCTSI launched Foundations for Research Professionals across the University of Minnesota following a successful pilot program to help increase knowledge and application of clinical research coordinator competencies—for those new to research or new to the U of M.

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