Tou Thao and his family and Robert Straka are seated at a table looking at the camera and smiling.

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.
2022 Mentors of the Year Pamala Jacobson, Robert Straka, and Alik Widge

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: 
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. 
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…
2019 Poster Session

CTSI’s annual Poster Session 2019 honors Mentors of the Year

The annual CTSI Poster Session took place on September 16 and was a festive gathering to honor Scholars and mentors from CTSI’s Research Education, Training, and Career Development Core, CTSI-Ed, and share their work.
Two People Talking

Community Mentorship Training program connects Scholars to community partners

Four pairs of mentors and mentees will begin the first cohort of the Community Mentorship Training program in July. The program is a year-long, collaborative training for Scholars in the KL2 program that connects them with mentors from…
Drawing Blood

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…
Student Summer Research Training

CTSI welcomes 19 students across Minnesota to its summer research training programs

The University of Minnesota’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has accepted 19 undergraduate and professional health science students into its 2019 summer research training programs. 
Ahmed Idris

CTSI summer research Scholar recognized for an outstanding poster presentation at national biomedical conference of underrepresented minorities

University of Minnesota College of Liberal Arts student and CTSI Pathways to Research Program (PReP) 2018 Scholar, Ahmed Idris, was awarded the most outstanding poster presentation in the Social and Behavioral Sciences and Public Health…
Research Career Development Program

Inaugural awardees named for CTSI’s new TL1 research career development program

Eleven pre- and post -doctoral trainees from across the University of Minnesota and Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute have been awarded research career development awards through CTSI’s new TL1 Program that provides comprehensive,…