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…
Four TL1 scholars selected for Gold and Blue Ribbon awards at 2023 ACTS Annual Meeting
Abstracts by four University of Minnesota participants in this year’s TL1 program were selected to receive awards at the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, on April 18-20. The…
Northern LITeS 2022-23 cohort shares team projects
The 24 participants in this year’s Leadership for Innovative Team Science at the University of Minnesota (Northern LITeS) presented their group projects on Feb. 3, 2023, at the Campus Club. Northern LITeS is offered through the Clinical…
Former CTSI scholar to lead Minnesota Department of Health
University of Minnesota faculty member and former CTSI scholar Brooke Cunningham, MD, PhD, has been named Minnesota health commissioner and will head up the Minnesota Department of Health. Dr. Cunningham completed the CTSI Pre-K Discovery…
Clinics and Surgery Center debuts CTSI-created research training module
Last week, the Clinics and Surgery Center (CSC) launched a research-focused online training module to over 1,000 of its healthcare providers and staff. CTSI created the module in collaboration with M Physicians and Fairview Health Services…
A stronger dose of community engagement
While in CTSI's A-PReP program, scholar Tou Thao supported the research of Dr. Robert Straka in order to find unique genetic qualities of Hmong communities to help them receive better healthcare.
CTSI recognizes three University professors for outstanding mentorship
At CTSI's Translational Science Symposium & Poster Session on Sept. 15, CTSI bestowed awards on outstanding research mentors:
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.
COVID-19 clinical trial from KL2 scholar Carolyn Bramante suggests effective treatment
CTSI KL2 scholar Carolyn Bramante, MD, MPH, led the nation’s first study on whether metformin, fluvoxamine, and ivermectin, or their combinations could serve as possible treatments to prevent ER visits or hospitalization, as well as Long-…
CTSI welcomes two new Pre-K Scholars
Two new University of Minnesota assistant professors recently joined CTSI’s Pre-K Discovery Scholars Program, a two-year career development program for University of Minnesota junior faculty who are underrepresented in medicine.