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…
Mothers Leading Science program welcomes ten researcher-moms
CTSI has welcomed the fourth cohort of researcher-moms into Mothers Leading Science, a yearlong career development program for research-intensive faculty in the health sciences who are raising young children. The University of Minnesota…
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.
Mothers Leading Science program expands to University of Pittsburgh
Mothers Leading Science was recently adopted by the University of Pittsburgh, making it the first institution outside the University of Minnesota to implement the program as a sister site.
New food insecurity research now shaping clinical care, thanks to CTSI TL1 scholar and PhD student
Food insecurity affects young people in unique ways, according to new research from Laura Hooper, a University of Minnesota doctoral candidate and scholar in CTSI’s Translational Research and Career Training Program (TRACT) TL1 program.
Megan Hoffman to direct CTSI’s research training and participant engagement efforts
Megan Hoffman, MA, has been named Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Program Director of Research Training and Participant Engagement. In this new role, Megan will provide leadership for two major CTSI programs focusing…
Former CTSI scholar appointed Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute VP for Equity in Research
Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute (HHRI) announced that Warren McKinney, PhD, has been named HHRI’s VP for Equity in Research. In this role, he also joins the HHRI Board of Directors and the institute’s executive leadership team.…
Coaching transforms researchers and institutions
Coaching has proven to be a powerful — if unexpected — force for advancing translational science. It’s certainly helped catalyze the success of the early-career researchers at the University of Minnesota. Ever since CTSI began coaching…