University of Minnesota

August 1, 2018

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A CTSI team and supported resource, made possible through CTSI's Clinical and Translational Science Award, is contributing to the Minnesota Cancer Clinical Trials Network (MNCCTN) that aims to expand access to cancer clinical trials for all Minnesotans.

July 31, 2018

Close up on male hand writing an applicationThis program provides funding in two stages to full-time University of Minnesota faculty to prepare and implement prospective clinical pilot studies for focused clinical research questions and the data collected is expected to inform subsequent larger clinical trials.

July 19, 2018

Group collaboratingLetters of Interest are now being accepted for a CTSI pilot award program that supports community-university research projects that address important health issues identified by Minnesota communities.

July 19, 2018

Education and career development partnershipApplications are now being accepted through three of CTSI's research career development programs aimed at helping junior faculty and pre- and post-doctoral trainees build their research careers.

July 19, 2018

More than 2,100 faculty across the Academic Health Center recently received a short, personalized survey designed to help CTSI assess faculty training needs in statistics and informatics.

 

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

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.

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