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A 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.
CTSI 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.
Nominations 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.
Four 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.
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.
A 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.
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.
“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."
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.
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.
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