University of Minnesota

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.

June 18, 2018

Russian delegates for Sister Cities Build Healthier Communities programEarlier this year, CTSI hosted a brief visit by six Russian scientists and senior health administrators through the Russian Sister Cities Build Healthier Communities program.

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.

March 2, 2018

The University of Minnesota Clinical Research Support Center Manager, Jessica OslowskiThe Clinical and Translational Science Institute recently hired Jessie Oslowski, B.A., to lead the University of Minnesota’s Clinical Research Support Center (CRSC), a developing center of clinical research services for U of M investigators and study teams aimed at making it easier to navigate and adapt to the ever-changing, complex clinical research environment.

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.

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