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CTSI enhances regulatory service structure, promotes staffers

Three members of CTSI’s regulatory support team are filling new roles, as part of structural changes designed to better support investigators in regulatory compliance and adhere to industry best practices. Sydney Viel, MPH, CPH, has been…
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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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Essentials for Regulatory Specialists: A new virtual workshop

CTSI is now offering a virtual workshop that provides training for University of Minnesota research professionals, such as regulatory specialists, research coordinators, project managers, who are new to taking on a regulatory role in human…
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Electronic regulatory binder tool now available to UMN researchers

Florence eBinders is now available at the University of Minnesota, enabling health sciences study teams to replace paper forms and physical study binders with a digital option. The electronic regulatory binder tool gives PIs and study…
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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.

eBinders to be used for new studies supported by CTSI’s regulatory specialists

Paper forms and physical study binders will soon be replaced by an electronic regulatory binder tool, thanks to the implementation of Florence eBinders at CTSI. The tool gives PIs and study teams an efficient, secure way to electronically…
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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 of…

New tool for obtaining remote consent of COVID-19 study participants

IRB-approved COVID-19 studies can now get study participants’ consent using electronic signature, thanks to a recent effort to validate REDCap’s electronic consent (eConsent) capabilities for FDA compliance purposes. 

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.