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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…
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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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U-wide team adds clarity to the ancillary review process

The University of Minnesota’s Clinical Research Support Center (CRSC) co-facilitated a collaborative project aimed at accelerating the research process.
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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 announces Research Services Associate Director

CTSI is pleased to share that Brenda Prich, MHA, BSN, RN, has accepted the role of Associate Director for the Clinical Translational Research Services (CTRS) core.
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Video: CTSI leadership shares the vision and benefits of the CRSC to clinical researchers

The Office of Academic Clinical Affairs recently visited with Bruce Blazar, MD, Director of CTSI and Daniel Weisdorf, MD, Deputy Director of CTSI to learn more about how investigators mentor junior faculty to effectively conduct clinical…

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