University of Minnesota

January 10, 2018

three people in a city looking at a tabletCTSI's Office of Community Engagement to Advance Research and Community Health (CEARCH) has awarded funding for three projects through its new funding programs for community members and organizations to develop ideas and partnerships that address health in our communities. 

January 10, 2018

Petri dishA new RFA is available through the Translational Product Development Fund for projects that have the potential to be commercialized through the formation of a start-up company or execution of a license agreement with an established commercial entity; apply by Feb. 7. 

January 1, 2018

Students from CTSI's Summer Research ProgramsCTSI will provide up to 10 undergraduate students and up to 10 doctoral-level students opportunities in its summer 2018 research career development programs; apply by Feb. 5.

December 4, 2017

Susan Everson-RoseWhen Susan Everson-Rose, PhD, MPH, had an idea that could help heart attack survivors, she turned to CTSI for support making the jump from concept to pilot study to major grant application.

November 30, 2017

Annie Hotop, CTSI Recruitment Center ManagerThe Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has hired Annie Hotop, MS, MA, to lead CTSI recruitment activities designed to support University of Minnesota researchers’ efforts to attract study participants and increase awareness of clinical research opportunities among the broader community.

November 29, 2017

StudyFinder screenA third United States research institution recently customized, adapted, and implemented StudyFinder, a CTSI-created tool that gives the public an easier way to find and connect with university research opportunities and study teams to ultimately help develop treatments that may one day benefit others. 

November 28, 2017

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has hired Kelly McCormick, MBA, as Regulatory Manager. In this new role, Kelly will oversee CTSI’s regulatory services and provide guidance and oversight on research compliance for the Academic Health Center (AHC).

September 27, 2017

A group of people smile at the cameraCTSI launches Community Engagement Studios, a new model that enables U of M researchers to gather structured feedback from patients, community members, and other stakeholders to benefit their research studies. 

September 27, 2017

Rare disease imageTwo early-stage translational research project—focused on rare diseases—receive CTSI project support and funding to help determine critical path milestones, identify key gaps, and strengthen their likelihood to be developed into a new product or treatment approach.

 

September 27, 2017

Core Biome co-founders

Several areas across the University, including CTSI, recently came together to provide funding and project support for three University researchers and their microbiome analysis technology—to get it out of the lab and into the marketplace so that it can improve human health.

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