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CTSI receives $53.9 million to advance health research

The University of Minnesota’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) recently received $53.9 million in National Institutes of Health funding to find better, faster ways to bring scientific advances to real-world use. The…
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Study will assess the potential for bias in health care providers’ reports of child neglect

By the time they turn 18 years old, one in three children in the United States will be involved in a child protective system (CPS) investigation. There are stark disparities by race and class in CPS involvement. The process of CPS…
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CRSC celebrates five years

In the last five years, the Clinical Research Support Center has been dedicated to positioning University of Minnesota research teams for success. The center unites clinical research experts from 20 distinct units across the University and…
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The trajectory from TL1 scholar to health care leader

Tenzin Namdul, TMD, PhD, was recently appointed Director of the Tibetan Healing Initiative at the Bakken Center for Spirituality and Healing. From 2020 to 2022 he was a postdoctoral scholar in the TRACT TL1 Program at CTSI.
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Raising research awareness at the 2023 Minnesota State Fair

From food on a stick to showcasing the state’s agriculture, the Great Minnesota Get-Together is many things. For the University of Minnesota, it’s an opportunity to get fairgoers involved in some of the amazing studies being undertaken by…
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UMN hosts systemwide event on building effective University-community partnerships

Earlier this month, University of Minnesota practitioners, faculty, and researchers and community-serving organizations from four of the University’s five campuses gathered at an inaugural summer institute designed to help participants…
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CTSI awarded funding for Clinical Research 360 project

CTSI was recently awarded funding from the 2023 Research Infrastructure Investment Program. Funded by the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR), the program awards matched funding to projects that support transdisciplinary…
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CTSI-Ed updates: Co-directors and staff promotions

CTSI is pleased to share that some of its faculty and staff within CTSI’s Research Education, Training, and Career Development (CTSI-Ed) team are taking on expanded responsibilities.
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Twenty-two scholars join CTSI’s 2023 summer research training programs

CTSI welcomes 22 undergraduate and professional health science students to its 2023 summer research training programs. The cornerstone of the summer research training programs is the scholar’s participation in a research project under the…
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Study from former KL2 scholar shows metformin lowers the risk of getting long COVID

In a new study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, a team of University of Minnesota researchers found that metformin, a drug commonly used to treat diabetes, prevents the development of long COVID. Former KL2 scholar Carolyn…

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