University of Minnesota

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.

March 28, 2019

Dr. Troy and Dr. Kunin-BatsonResearchers from the University of Minnesota and Children’s Minnesota are collaborating on a study that explores the effects of racism and discrimination on children’s health and development, thanks to funding from CTSIChildren’s Minnesota, and the University’s Department of Pediatrics.

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.

March 15, 2019

Young business man completing paperworkThe Clinical and Translational Research Services (CTRS) Pilot Funding Program provides funding in two stages to full-time University of Minnesota faculty to prepare and implement prospective clinical pilot studies.

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 20, 2018

Junior researcher in a labCTSI is now accepting applications for its Pre-K Discovery Scholars Program, which offers up to three underrepresented in medicine assistant professors with salaried appointments mentorship, oversight, and pilot funds up to $50,000 over two years.

December 20, 2018

People working around a table at nightCTSI has awarded nearly $200,000 in pilot funds to four 18-month collaborative partnerships between University of Minnesota investigators and community organizations to address important health issues identified by Minnesota communities and stimulate high-impact research.

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 3, 2018

Scholar Megan Conlon receives a CTSI travel awardU of M Duluth Medical School student and CTSI Advanced Pathways to Research Program (A-PReP) Scholar Megan Conlon was recently awarded the Young Investigator Award at the International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health in Baltimore, Maryland, for impactful work in integrative medicine and health. 

November 2, 2018

Dan Knights and Pajau Vangay in the labA CTSI-supported study recently published in the scientific journal Cell finds evidence that gut microbiota of populations immigrating from Southeast Asia rapidly Westernize after a person’s arrival to the United States. Several media outlets have reported on the findings, including National Public Radio, The AtlanticThe Scientist MagazineStar Tribune, and Yahoo! News. 

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