Clinical Translational Research Services (CTRS)
We're dedicated to improving the quality and efficiency of research.
CTSI's Clinical Translational Research Services team does this by serving University of Minnesota teams, and pursuing innovative ways to improve the clinical research process.
Serving investigators and study teams
In addition, we work closely with other groups from CTSI and the University that serve researchers. Researchers receive this expert support through the Clinical Research Support Center.
Contributing to the national CTSA network
We contribute to and collaborate with the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) consortium through:
Expanding recruitment opportunities to accelerate accrual
StudyFinder gives Minnesotans an easier way to find clinical trials and other health research studies at the University of Minnesota.
Training investigators and study staff
Through high-quality training, our Translational Workforce Development (TWD) team aims to improve the efficiency, quality, and ethics of research. We have training programs and continuing education opportunities for:
- Research coordinators
- Research nurses
- Project managers
- Regulatory experts
- Other study team members involved in health research