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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.
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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…
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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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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.  Rather than collect…
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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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CRSC continues evolving the University's clinical research infrastructure

As the Clinical Research Support Center (CRSC) approaches its one year anniversary in September, it remains committed to identifying the appropriate experts and functional groups to support researchers and study teams as they navigate and…
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CTSI recognizes the work of clinical research professionals, researchers through Clinical Trials Day

The first documented clinical trial took place May 20, 1747 aboard the HMS Salisbury, a 50-gun ship in charge of patrolling the English Channel. Scottish physician and the ship’s appointed surgeon, James Lind, tested a theory about why…

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