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Haitao Chu and Mike Evans

Haitao Chu and Michael Evans appointed to BDAC leadership roles

CTSI is pleased to announce Haitao Chu, PhD, MD, and Michael Evans, MS, have been appointed as Director and Associate Director, respectively, of CTSI’s Biostatistical Design and Analysis Center (BDAC). They succeed John Connett, PhD, and…
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Feasibility review process wins SOCRA award

A University of Minnesota feasibility review support service recently received special recognition from the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) at the 2020 SOCRA Conference. 
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COVID-19 impacts on CTSI operations

CTSI continues to serve the research community, but has temporarily transitioned to virtual research support. We are doing this to adhere to University of Minnesota guidance surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. CTSI…
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CTSI leads project to launch website of high-quality biostatistics resources and training

CTSI’s Biostatistical Design and Analysis Center (BDAC) has partnered with the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS) Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design Special Interest Group (BERD-SIG) to create the…
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CRSC continues evolving the University's clinical research infrastructure

As the Clinical Research Support Center (CRSC) approaches its one year anniversary in September, it remains committed to identifying the appropriate experts and functional groups to support researchers and study teams as they navigate and…
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New CTSI-supported online training module released for University of Minnesota research community

A new online biostatistics module, “A SMART Way to Develop Adaptive Intervention Strategies,” is now available for clinical research professionals, biostatisticians, and other faculty who wish to learn about the experimental research…
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CTSI recognizes the work of clinical research professionals, researchers through Clinical Trials Day

The first documented clinical trial took place May 20, 1747 aboard the HMS Salisbury, a 50-gun ship in charge of patrolling the English Channel. Scottish physician and the ship’s appointed surgeon, James Lind, tested a theory about why…
David Vock and Rui Zhang

Two CTSI faculty awarded McKnight Presidential Fellowships

David Vock, PhD, who is part of CTSI’s Biostatistical Design and Analysis Center (BDAC), and Rui Zhang, PhD, MS, who is part of CTSI’s Biomedical Informatics Program (BMIP) and serves as the leader of the Natural Language Processing…
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Clinical Research Support Center opening marks beginning of exciting journey

More than 100 visitors attended the Clinical Research Support Center Open House to help celebrate the new center’s grand opening Sept. 4 despite the rain.  Attendees networked with colleagues, enjoyed refreshments, and learned more about…
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Three U of M faculty honored with CTSI Mentor of the Year awards

CTSI honored three University of Minnesota faculty members with awards for their excellence in research mentorship at its annual Poster Session held Sept. 12:

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