Collage of 10 CTSI-supported researchers

Meet 10 UMN researchers who are accelerating discoveries toward better health

To celebrate CTSI’s 10th anniversary, we’re highlighting 10 researchers who are fulfilling our mission of accelerating discoveries toward better health. 
Neelam Chandiramani, PHDR, Megan Larson, CTSI-Ed, Hani Abdi, PReP Scholar, and Jocelyn Ricard, PReP Scholar, stand together in front of a poster at a past Poster Session event

Eighteen Scholars join CTSI’s summer research training programs

CTSI welcomes 18 undergraduate and professional health science students to the 2021 summer research training programs. 
Mothers Leading Science

Leadership program welcomes twelve researcher-moms

The Mothers Leading Science leadership development program welcomes twelve female faculty and health science researchers to the 2020-2021 cohort. Members of the cohort will receive leadership training, participate in vital monthly…
Jiwoo Lee and Arianne Baldomero

CTSI welcomes 2020 KL2 Scholars

CTSI’s Research Education, Training, and Career Development Core (CTSI-Ed) is pleased to welcome two Scholars to the KL2 Scholars Career Development Program. 

UMN researcher develops a COVID-19 tracking strategy with underserved communities in mind

To monitor the spread of COVID-19, researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Duluth are turning to an unconventional indicator: sewage.  Glenn Simmons Jr., PhD, is co-leading an effort to test wastewater across…
Rebekah Summers

Scholar learns to translate research into care through TL1 Translational Research Program

When Department of Neurology researcher Rebekah Summers, DPT, PhD, first applied to CTSI’s TL1 Translational Research program for predoctoral students and postdoctoral fellows, she hoped for funding for her postdoctoral research. Now a TL1…

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…

CTSI leads project to launch website of high-quality biostatistics resources and training

CTSI’s Biostatistical Design and Analysis Center (BDAC) has partnered with the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS) Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design Special Interest Group (BERD-SIG) to create the…
Brian Sweis

Lindsley Prize in Behavioral Neuroscience awarded to CTSI Scholar

 CTSI Scholar Brian Sweis, PhD, received the Lindsley Prize in Behavioral Neuroscience from the Society of Neuroscience for his novel translational research on neuroeconomics applied to psychiatric disorders. The Lindsley Prize is awarded…
CTSI leadership

Video: CTSI leadership shares the vision and benefits of the CRSC to clinical researchers

The Office of Academic Clinical Affairs recently visited with Bruce Blazar, MD, Director of CTSI and Daniel Weisdorf, MD, Deputy Director of CTSI to learn more about how investigators mentor junior faculty to effectively conduct clinical…

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