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Raising research awareness at the 2023 Minnesota State Fair

From food on a stick to showcasing the state’s agriculture, the Great Minnesota Get-Together is many things. For the University of Minnesota, it’s an opportunity to get fairgoers involved in some of the amazing studies being undertaken by…
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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…
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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…
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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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Clinical Research Support Center opening marks beginning of exciting journey

More than 100 visitors attended the Clinical Research Support Center Open House to help celebrate the new center’s grand opening Sept. 4 despite the rain. Attendees networked with colleagues, enjoyed refreshments, and…

Top 10 things to know about citing NIH grants, like the CTSA grant

With the announcement in April that CTSI had received more than $42.6 million over five years in renewed National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding through the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences’ Clinical…
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StudyFinder tool continues national expansion enabling public to explore studies at academic research institutions

University of Texas Southwestern has become the third research institution to adopt StudyFinder, a CTSI-created tool that gives the public an easier way to find university research opportunities currently enrolling and connect with study…
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Research Liaison Provides On-Site Research Awareness to M Health Clinics and Surgery Center Visitors

CTSI recently hired Kimberly Dehn in the newly developed Research Liaison role at the M Health Clinics and Surgery Center (CSC) where she will provide research information to patients and work to increase patient and staff…
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University's StudyFinder Health Research Website Adopted by Two Other Institutions

The University of Minnesota’s health research website, StudyFinder, was recently adopted, customized, and launched by Penn State University, which makes it the first institution outside the University to adopt the tool. In…