University of Minnesota

November 20, 2016

Rebecca Shlafer and Katy Kozhimannil“Our CTSI-supported research project didn’t just inform public policy; it led directly to the creation of new legislation,” says Dr. Rebecca Shlafer.

Fellow U of M faculty member Dr. Katy Kozhimannil adds, “CTSI support formalized our University-community partnership, which was critical to our ability to make a nationwide impact with our work."

November 16, 2016

CTSI will provide up to 10 undergraduate students and up to five doctoral-level students opportunities in its summer 2017 research career development programs; apply by January 19, 2017.

November 7, 2016

More OnCore clinical trial management system users can now capture visit-level data, thanks to the availability of electronic case report forms (eCRFs) across the Academic Health Center.

October 26, 2016

nurse holding patient's hand“The protected time, training, mentorship, and support I received through CTSI’s KL2 Scholars Career Development Program has had a significant impact on my research career. CTSI’s support enabled me to secure an R01 grant to continue my research, which ultimately aims to improve quality of life for nursing home residents.”

- Dr. Tetyana Shippee of the School of Public Health

September 28, 2016

Bioengineered blood vessels developed in a lab that someday could be used to transform childrens' heart surgeryUniversity of Minnesota biomedical engineers showed artificial blood vessels implanted in young lambs could grow within the new owner, potentially preventing the need for repeated surgeries in children with congenital heart defects. 

September 28, 2016

A child receives medical care at the hospitalCTSI's Pediatric Device Development Award Program, which supports the development of pediatric medica devices to improve pediatric outcomes and quality of life, is expanding to now accepting applications continuously throughout the year.

September 2, 2016

CTSI awards $150,000 in pilot funding for two projects that successfully completed Stage 1 of CTSI's Clinical and Translational Research Services (CTRS) Pilot Funding Program. Projects advancing to Stage 2 will work toward the planning and successful implementation of clinical and intervention pilot studies. 

August 22, 2016

Key invoicing change through the CTR Portal ensures timely and quality assurance for billling of research services. 

August 17, 2016

“We want to give people who aren’t affiliated with the University a meaningful way to contribute to research, while arming investigators with insights that can benefit their studies.”

August 17, 2016

CTSI-Ed intern Simon Rendon, who will receive an award from Minneapolis' STEP-UP Achieve youth employment programSimon Rendon, CTSI-Ed intern, will receive an award from Minneapolis' STEP-UP Achieve youth employment program for outstanding work during his internship at the University of Minnesota. Rendon was selected from a pool of approximately 800 Minnesota youth. 

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