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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.
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CTSI post-doc’s research reveals challenges rural hospitals face in obstetrics care

Research from Bridget Basile Ibrahim, PhD, MA, FNP-BC, a fellow in CTSI’s Rural Health Equity Postdoctoral Program
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Youth-led solutions for teen parents and parents-to-be experiencing homelessness

A youth shelter and University of Minnesota researchers teamed up to address the unmet needs of pregnant or parenting teens who are also facing homelessness. This vulnerable group often slips through the cracks of social services, finding…
Brooke Cunningham

Former CTSI scholar to lead new, equity-focused Minnesota Department of Health bureau

University of Minnesota faculty member and former CTSI scholar Brooke Cunningham, MD, PhD, has been tapped to lead the recently created Health Equity Bureau at the Minnesota Department of Health.
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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. 
Rebecca Shlafer, PhD, MPH, participates in a past Scholar workshop

New Minnesota legislation, supported by CTSI research, promotes health of incarcerated mothers and infants

CTSI-supported research led to new Minnesota legislation that keeps incarcerated mothers and their newborn babies together.
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Grantees share impacts of COVID-19 on pediatric populations

Throughout the summer, grantees of the Child Health Collaborative shared their research in a series of online forums. 
10 years: Clinical and Translational Science Institute

CTSI celebrates 10 years

For 10 years, CTSI has been accelerating discovery toward better health. To do this, CTSI is training the research workforce, streamlining methods and processes, engaging communities and stakeholders, and contributing unique UMN resources…
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Anti-aging therapy shows promise in the fight against COVID-19

Researchers from the University of Minnesota Medical School are collaborating with the Mayo Clinic to test the use of a senolytic therapy against COVID-19. The therapy targets the fundamental biology of aging.
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Keeping Indigenous communities connected during the pandemic

With funding from CTSI, University of Minnesota researchers worked with local Indigenous community partners to develop evidence-based and culturally appropriate COVID-19 resources, creating three distinct fact sheets on staying healthy and…

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