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Radical listening to reduce stroke disparities

Black Americans are twice as likely to experience a stroke and face worse outcomes compared to their white peers. But a new project is working to change that. The CTSI-supported study aims to train “stroke champions” who can educate the…
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Study on how magic mushrooms affect the brain clears approvals with CRSC support

What are the odds that a clinical study involving a psychedelic drug gets approved?
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CRSC moving to 717 Delaware, virtual support continues

On Tuesday, July 12, the Clinical Research Support Center (CRSC) will move to 717 Delaware, Room 140 (first floor).  The new space reflects the CRSC's shift to virtual support over the past few years, featuring fewer private workstations…
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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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CRSC working arrangement: Virtual support

Finding creative solutions is a core value of the Clinical Research Support Center (CRSC). Over the course of the pandemic, we discovered new ways to serve the University of Minnesota research community and adopted a virtual approach. 
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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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UMN investigators receive CTSI funding for clinical pilot studies

Two University of Minnesota faculty have been awarded $50,000 each to prepare and implement clinical pilot studies.  CTSI’s Clinical Translational Research Services (CTRS) Pilot Funding Program program will fund projects in two stages:
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Helping researchers test new COVID-19 treatments quickly

Accelerating research has become more important than ever in the face of a global pandemic.
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Innovating for COVID-19 clinical care and recovery efforts

Shortly after healthcare system M Health Fairview converted Bethesda into a COVID-19 hospital, they teamed up with CTSI. Together, the partners built a robust infrastructure for COVID-19 research, pursuing innovative ways to engage…

How we're supporting researchers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Research is the path forward in this global pandemic, and CTSI, like organizations around the world, is committed to accelerating these discoveries.  Here are a few ways we’re supporting the promising research coming from the University…

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