MLS 2023 retreat

Mothers Leading Science continues to build and inspire a network of leaders

How do you sustain momentum and create an ever-expanding network of institutional changemakers over the long haul? This was top of mind for the leaders of the CTSI Mothers Leading Science (MLS) program when they designed the program in the…
K12 scholars attending a seminar

CTSI receives funding for K12 career development program

CTSI has received additional funding from the National Institutes of Health for its K12 Scholars Career Development Program. It’s a five-year award amounting to more than $5.3 million.
Casey Dorr, PhD

Making the most out of a summer research program

Every year since 2012, the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has offered two summer training programs.
Dr. Tonya Rich at White House

Dr. Rich goes to Washington

Only a very small percentage of Americans will ever receive an invitation to a White House event where the President will be present. Tonya Rich, PhD, OTR/L, is one of the fortunate few.
Kelvin Lim and Jeffrey Wozniak

Three faculty members recognized by CTSI for outstanding mentorship

Three University of Minnesota faculty members were honored for their outstanding mentorship at the CTSI Translational Science Symposium and Poster Session on Sept. 20, 2023.
Tenzin Namdul

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.
Jayne Fulkerson, David Ingbar, Michelle Lamere, and Megan Larson

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.
PReP 2023 cohort

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…
bottle of metformin and carolyn bramante

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…
Project REACH 2023-24 cohort members

Project REACH 2023-24 cohort aims to advance health equity, access to mental health services, and address racial/cultural disparities for rural communities

Four community leaders from rural Minnesota have been selected as the 2023-2024 cohort for Project REACH (Rural Experts Advancing Community Health), a joint initiative of the University of Minnesota Rural Health Program through the Office…