University of Minnesota

May 17, 2019

Dan Weisdorf, MD, Professor of Medicine, in the Medical School’s Department of Medicine, was recently appointed as the CTSI Clinical and Translational Research Services (CTRS) core Director in addition to his leadership role as CTSI’s Deputy Director.Dan Weisdorf, MD, Professor of Medicine, in the Medical School’s Department of Medicine, was recently appointed as the CTSI Clinical and Translational Research Services (CTRS) core Director in addition to his leadership role as CTSI’s Deputy Director. The dual role appointment will provide alignment and create synergy for two parts of the CTSA grant and leadership for CTSI's largest core.

May 6, 2019

CTSI welcomes 28 faculty and academic leaders to the Northern LITeS: Leadership for Innovative Team Science program that aims to further leadership skills and promote team science among senior faculty.CTSI welcomes 28 faculty and academic leaders from across the health sciences to the Northern LITeS: Leadership for Innovative Team Science program that aims to further leadership skills and promote team science among senior faculty.

May 2, 2019

Nearly 80 people attended the Pediatric Device Breakthrough Collaborative event to discover better medical technologies and solutions to help children. Nearly 80 technology innovators, clinicians, investors, academics and members of the medical device industry gathered in April to better understand academic-industry relationship barriers and catalysts for innovation during the fifth annual Pediatric Device Breakthrough Collaborative event.

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. 

April 19, 2019

CTSI's online resource for the NIH Study RecordA new online resource, developed by experts in CTSI and the Department of Pediatrics, is now available to University of Minnesota clinical researchers, grant coordinators and others to help them save time when completing the National Institutes of Health Study Record, which is used to collect information on proposed human subjects research, clinical research, and clinical trials.

April 17, 2019

Glenn Simmons JrCTSI is pleased to welcome Glenn E. Simmons Jr., PhD, Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth campus to its Pre-K Discovery Scholars Program beginning July 1.

April 8, 2019

Steve Johnson and Pinar Karaca MandicA multidisciplinary team of experts, including those from CTSI, developed an application that recently won a national award for its design that delivers standardized questionnaires to patients and sends the resulting data to doctors. The application also was recently featured in the Star Tribune.

April 3, 2019

Cullen RashidiCTSI’s Clinical and Translational Research Services (CTRS) group announces its grantees for stage one of its two-stage pilot funding program available to full-time University of Minnesota faculty for the planning and successful implementation of clinical interventional pilot studies.

April 3, 2019

Drs. David Vock and Rui ZhangDavid Vock, PhD, who is part of CTSI’s Biostatistical Design and Analysis Center (BDAC), and Rui Zhang, PhD, MS, who is part of CTSI’s Biomedical Informatics Program (BMIP) and serves as the leader of the Natural Language Processing services through the Best Practices Integrated Informatics Collaborative Core, were recently awarded three-year McKnight Presidential Fellowships.

April 1, 2019

Mimi the hippo in the Yonder app gives a guided tourA project that was initially funded through the Pediatric Device Innovation Consortium’s Community Discovery Program for Child Health Innovation, which is managed by CTSI’s Office of Discovery and Translation, was featured in the Business section of the Sunday, March 31 Star Tribune.

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