University of Minnesota

September 26, 2017

Brooke Cunningham, CTSI 2017 Travel Award winnerThe Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and more than 30 research faculty and community judges recognized researchers for outstanding posters and presentations at the annual CTSI Poster Session and Reception held September 20.

September 26, 2017

A child in the hospital blows out a candle on an imitation birthday cakeCTSI and the Pediatric Device Innovation Consortium award four University of Minnesota research projects with funding and project support to develop pediatric medical devices.

September 14, 2017

Human Research Training website Roadmap

U of M clinical research professionals can now create their research training Roadmap that prescribes customized curriculum to help them see and track required and optional training for their research work with human participants thanks to a new tool CTSI launched earlier this week. 

September 8, 2017

Hand offering debit or credit cardA new prepaid debit card program for research participants recently launched across the University of Minnesota that provides research teams a faster, safer way to pay and reimburse study participants.

August 4, 2017

Biospecimen collectionCTSI recently debuted lower rates and a more flexible rate structure for University of Minnesota investigators using CTSI’s Biorepository & Laboratory Services (BLS) for collecting, processing, and distributing de-identified human specimens.

July 5, 2017

Former KL2 Scholar Tetyana Shippee and her mentor Robert KaneNominations are being sought for CTSI's annual Mentor of the Year awards program that recognizes University of Minnesota research mentors, junior mentors, and biostatistician mentors of any current or past CTSI Research Education, Training, and Career Development (CTSI-ED) Scholar.

June 30, 2017

University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic signsFour research teams have been awarded up to $50,000 each to pursue health research projects that have the potential to lead to a start-up company or license agreement. If successful, the University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic grantees will be eligible to apply for up to $400,000 in additional funding.

March 6, 2017

CTSI has hired Mahrya Johnson, CCRP, CPT, as the new Clinical Research Manager for the Department of Psychiatry as part of its responsibilities for the department’s clinical research involving human participants.

January 3, 2017

Healthy kids eating apples outsideA University of Minnesota research team found that early childhood care and education providers are making significant strides in ensuring kids eat healthy food and are physically active

Findings are from a follow-up survey to a 2010 study that was jointly funded by CTSI and the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 

December 5, 2016

To demonstrate its commitment to building diversity in the University of Minnesota translational workforce pipeline, CTSI’s Research Education, Training, and Career Development (CTSI-Ed) core recently restructured a key research career development program for junior investigators across the Academic Health Center and beyond for populations underrepresented in Medicine.

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