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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…
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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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KL2 scholar finds association between diabetes medication and less severe cases of COVID-19

Published in PLOS ONE, a study led by the University of Minnesota Medical School studied adults with type 2 diabetes who were taking metformin, a commonly prescribed diabetes medication. Researchers found an association with less severe…
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Changing healthcare one neighbor at a time

The social determinants of health — the conditions in which a person lives, learns, works, and plays — account for 80 percent of health outcomes, but they’re almost never used in medical care. 
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Meet 10 UMN researchers who are accelerating discoveries toward better health

To celebrate CTSI’s 10th anniversary, we’re highlighting 10 researchers who are fulfilling our mission of accelerating discoveries toward better health. 
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National dental data repository now available to UMN researchers

University of Minnesota researchers can now access the oral health records of more than 4.3 million consenting patients, thanks to a new data repository. 
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Multidisciplinary U team successfully pilots healthcare app

Incorporating a patient’s own dataThe app is called PRISM, which stands for Patient Reporting and Insight System from Minnesota. The app works to make both doctors and patients’ medical experiences more efficient by allowing users to…
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Sharing aggregated EHR data to improve Minnesota’s response to COVID-19

To better inform Minnesota’s response to COVID-19, the majority of the state’s healthcare providers have created the Minnesota EHR COVID Consortium to pool together key statistics about the pandemic. 

Now available: COVID-19 patient data for retrospective and observational research

University of Minnesota researchers can now access high-quality COVID-19 patient data for their research, thanks to a new registry from CTSI. Patients includedThe COVID-19 Registry houses the electronic medical records of COVID-19 patients…
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CTSI announces informatics leadership updates

CTSI is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Johnson, PhD, as Scientific Director, CTSI Clinical Informatics Services and Collaborative Science and Gretchen Sieger as Director of Operations, Clinical Informatics Services.