CTSI releases more than $650K in funding to support clinical and translational research

More than $650,000 in funding has been released to support Minnesota biomedical research projects through six Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) programs designed to help U of M faculty prepare and implement studies, help build junior investigator and trainee research careers, and address important health issues.

Building foundation for more collaborative U of M clinical research process

The Clinical Research Support Center opened its space on 3rd floor Diehl Hall and is supporting U of M faculty and study teams conducting clinical research during its soft launch phase over the summer as they refine processes and workflows in anticipation of its full launch in September 2018.

Nominate research mentors for CTSI’s Mentor of the Year awards

CTSI's annual Mentor of the Year awards program is accepting nominations for U of M research mentors, junior mentors, and biostatistician mentors who guide trainees’ research, motivate and serve as a role model, promote research career development, and advocate for trainees. Nominations due August 23, 2018

Learn more about the award and submit nominations

New resource for teaching about climate change and health

Use these slide decks to introduce the connection between climate change and health in existing courses. Topics include air pollution, severe weather, extreme heat, increasing allergens, changes in vector ecology, water quality impact, environmental degradation, and water and food supply.

Nearly all adolescents have eating, activity or weight-related issues

Project EAT research led by School of Public Health Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer revealed that only two percent of females and just seven percent of males surveyed never had an eating, activity or weight-related problem between adolescence and adulthood.


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