News & Events

22
Jan

Technology Commercialization

Learn about the process of translating University research into viable solutions for the public. Presentation by Karen Kaehler, MBA, Senior Technology Portfolio Manager, Technology Commercialization.

Refreshments will be provided.

22
Jan

Pharmaceutics Spring 2019 Seminar Series

"Reduced Dissolution of Drugs by Sodium Lauryl Sulfate - Mechanism and Formulation Implications", presented by Yiwang Guo, Pharmaceutics Graduate Student, Sun Lab

29
Jan

Pharmaceutics Spring 2019 Seminar Series

"Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Systemic Agmatine and Strategically Substituted Agmatines", presented by Ben Clements, Graduate Student, Fairbanks Lab

5
Feb

Pharmaceutics Spring 2019 Seminar Series

"The Role of Lattice Disorder in Water Mediated Dissociation of Pharmaceutical Cocrystal Systems", presented by Navpreet Kaur, Graduate Student, Sury Lab

5
Feb

Healthcare Merger & Acquisition Trends

Join Thad Davis, Head of Healthcare US Investment Banking, HSBC, for a review of the Global Healthcare M&A environment, the outlook for 2019, and specific insights into the global medical technologies sub-sector.

8
Feb

PCORI - for me?

Learn about this grant mechanism and best practices for writing and managing a PCORI grant from presenter Erin E. Krebs, MD, MPH.

Free pizza will be provided to the first 30 attendees.

11
Feb

Power of Partnerships Poster Session And Dinner

Annual poster session and dinner to celebrate the research partnerships between community organizations and health research institutions at the U of M.

Keynote: Stephen B. Thomas
University of Maryland School of Public Health

Dinner provided

12
Feb

Pharmaceutics Spring 2019 Seminar Series

"Dendritic Cells Targeted Nanoparticles as Anticancer Vaccine Adjuvants", presented by Wenqiu Zhang, Graduate Student and Research Assistant, Panyam Lab

19
Feb

Pharmaceutics Spring 2019 Seminar Series

"Enhancing Antibody-Dependent Cellular Cytotoxicity Using TLR7/8 Agonists", presented by Vidhi Khanna, Graduate Student and Research Assistant, Panyam Lab

26
Feb

Develop a Growth Mindset to Strengthen Resilience

A 90-minute interactive workshop on resilience, grit and a growth mindset, and how to apply these skills will be presented by Michelle Lamere, MPA, ACC.

Refreshments provided. Part of an ongoing seminar series by CTSI.

26
Feb

Pharmaceutics Spring 2019 Seminar Series

"Glycoengineering of Antibodies for Drug Delivery Applications", presented by Drishti Sehgal, Graduate Student and Research Assistant, Panyam Lab

5
Mar

Pharmaceutics Spring 2019 Seminar Series

"Recombinant Protein-Polymers in Medicine and Biology", presented by Andrew MacKay, PhD, Associate Professor, Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Southern California

6
Mar

Research Ethics Conference: Changes in Research Rules

Join us for the 4th annual U of MN Research Ethics conference & webcast. National leaders and local experts will explore recent changes to the oversight of basic science, biomedical research, the social sciences, & research with human participants.

12
Mar

Pharmaceutics Spring 2019 Seminar Series

"Mechanisms of Resistance to Antibody-Drug Conjugate Therapy for Glioblastoma", presented by Jessica Griffith, Graduate Student and Research Assistant, Elmquist Lab

26
Mar

Pharmaceutics Spring 2019 Seminar Series

"Inhibiting Repair Mechanisms to Improve Therapy for Brain Tumors", presented by Surabhi Talele, Graduate Student and Research Assistant, Elmquist Lab

28
Mar

Wellbeing Series: Pilar Gerasimo

In this talk, Pilar Gerasimo will offer an eye-opening look at the true nature of our current health challenges and some practical suggestions for embracing The Way of the Healthy Deviant as a means of escaping our unhealthy culture’s deadly vortex.

29
Mar

Cardiac Arrhythmias

This annual, full day, interactive conference provides a focused update on cardiac arrhythmia care for your patients.

 

30
Mar

Annual Updates in Neurosciences for Primary Care

Medicine is changing rapidly and the pace of change is even greater in Neurology. This conference will provide an annual update to primary care specialists who are the first contact for the patient with a neurological complaint.

2
Apr

Pharmaceutics Spring 2019 Seminar Series

"Type 2 Diabetes Sequelae and Amyloid Beta Exposure Disrupt Insulin Trafficking and Signaling in Alzheimer's Disease Brain", presented by Andrew Zhou, Graduate Student and Research Assistant, Kandimalla Lab

16
Apr

Pharmaceutics Spring 2019 Seminar Series

"Cadherin Peptide Based Modulation of Blood-Brain Barrier Permeability: A New Twist on an Old Theme for Treatment of Brain Tumors", presented by Donald Miller, PhD, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Manitoba

26
Apr

Integrated Behavioral Healthcare Conference

Integrated Behavioral Healthcare: Evidence Based Practices & Innovations is a one-day interactive conference which will include plenary presentations, question-and-discussion periods, and break-out sessions on a variety of relevant topics.

6
May

Wallin Neuroscience Discovery Day

The Wallin Neuroscience Discovery Day is a daylong conference that highlights neuroscience research at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Huda Yahya Zoghbi, MD, from Baylor College of Medicine, will give the plenary lecture.


Assistant Professors: Apply for mentored research career development

CTSI is accepting applications for its Pre-K Discovery Scholars Program, which offers up to three underrepresented in medicine assistant professors with salaried appointments mentorship, oversight, and pilot funds up to $50,000 over two years.

Learn more and apply


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

Eleven pre- and post-doctoral trainees from across the U of M and Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute have been awarded research career development awards through CTSI’s new TL1 Program that provides training for Scholars committed to impactful careers in translational research and team science.

Learn more about the awardees


Three Scholars join CTSI's K-R01 Transition to Independence program

CTSI is pleased to announce the addition of three University of Minnesota Assistant Professors conducting clinical or translational research into its two-year K-R01 Transition to Independence research career development program.


CTSI-supported study: immigration to the US changes a person's microbiome

In a study partially funded by CTSI and recently published in the scientific journal Cell, U of M researchers Dan Knights and Pajau Vangay, and researchers at SoLaHmo, found that gut microbiota of populations immigrating from SE Asia rapidly Westernize after a person’s arrival to the United States.

Learn more


Four U of M-community research teams receive funding to address MN health

CTSI has awarded nearly $200,000 to four 18-month collaborations between U of M investigators and community organizations. The Community Health Collaborative Pilot Grant program supports community-university pilot research that address important health issues identified by MN communities.

Learn more about the awardees


MN students: Apply for CTSI’s summer research career development programs

CTSI will provide up to 10 undergraduate students and up to 10 doctoral-level and Predoc students opportunities in its summer 2019 research career development programs. The programs consist of a structured core curriculum, mentored research projects, weekly seminars, and a final poster presentation.

Learn more and apply


RFA released to support research projects with commercialization potential

A new RFA is available through the Translational Product Development Fund (TPDF) for projects that have the potential to be commercialized through the formation of a start-up company or execution of a license agreement with an established commercial entity.


Six U of M trainees receive CTSI career development awards

CTSI announces six new Scholars to join its Translational Research Development Program, which provides an opportunity for early stage investigators to gain experience with clinical and translational research as a foundation for an independent research career focused on human health.

Learn more about the awardees


Climate Change and Health Curriculum Initiative

The recently published report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [IPCC] illustrates the imminent health dangers from our environment and the climate. In response, several Climate Champions from across the Academic Health Center crafted brief slide sets HERE about the health impacts of climate change.


MnOPT Training Program Annoucement

The Minnesota Obesity Prevention Training (MnOPT) Program is recruiting for one postdoctoral position that will begin on or after May 1, 2019. Application deadline: 4 p.m., Thursday, January 31, 2019.

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