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Doctors with pediatric patient and mother

ODAT-supported technology facilitates patient-doctor communication

Family participation in hospital rounds, when a medical team visits a patient to review the patient’s status and care plan, are an important part of the care regimen. But the timing of rounds changes frequently, oftentimes making it…
Mark Schleiss presenting at a podium next to a  Minnesota Department of Health sign

CTSI part of team studying follow-up of infants with CMV infections

Several CTSI colleagues are conducting a longitudinal congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV) study on the heels of Minnesota becoming the first U.S. state to screen all newborns for the infection. The team recently received $1.51 million from…
MLS 2023 retreat

Mothers Leading Science continues to build and inspire a network of leaders

How do you sustain momentum and create an ever-expanding network of institutional changemakers over the long haul? This was top of mind for the leaders of the CTSI Mothers Leading Science (MLS) program when they designed the program in the…
K12 scholars attending a seminar

CTSI receives funding for K12 career development program

CTSI has received additional funding from the National Institutes of Health for its K12 Scholars Career Development Program. It’s a five-year award amounting to more than $5.3 million.
Drs. Winter, Cunningham and Schleiss

Child health researchers and practitioners gather for annual dinner

More than 75 attendees gathered in early December at the University of Minnesota Campus Club for the Research in Child Health Dinner Forum. This annual event hosts child health researchers and practitioners from Children's Minnesota, the…
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CTSI awards new translational science grants

Funding for translational science pilot projects was part of the grant that was recently awarded to the University of Minnesota’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI). The goal of the translational science funding program is…
Casey Dorr, PhD

Making the most out of a summer research program

Every year since 2012, the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has offered two summer training programs.
Dan Weisdorf, Peter Crawford, Damien Fair

CTSI leadership retirement and transition

Peter Crawford, MD, PhD, and Damien Fair, PA-C, PhD, will be joining Bruce Blazar, MD, to lead CTSI and our Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) grant.
Dr. Tonya Rich at White House

Dr. Rich goes to Washington

Only a very small percentage of Americans will ever receive an invitation to a White House event where the President will be present. Tonya Rich, PhD, OTR/L, is one of the fortunate few.
Doctor working on a laptop

How to develop UMN research protocols

A well-developed protocol is essential for successfully executing a research study.When developing a study protocol, investigators are tasked with describing every aspect of their study and providing just the right level of detail and…