Daniel Weisdorf, Peter Crawford, and Damien Fair

CTSI leadership retirement and transition

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute extends best wishes to Daniel Weisdorf, MD, who has recently retired from the University of Minnesota after a distinguished career as an outstanding researcher, physician, teacher, mentor,…
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How to develop UMN research protocols

A well-developed protocol is essential for successfully executing a research study.When developing a study protocol, investigators are tasked with describing every aspect of their study and providing just the right level of detail and…
Scott Horsfall

Scott Horsfall named program director of Biorepository and Laboratory Services

Scott Horsfall, MBA, CT (ASCP), has joined CTSI as the program director for Biorepository and Laboratory Services (BLS), bringing a wealth of experience and expertise in clinical administration and laboratory management. 
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CTSI receives $53.9 million to advance health research

The University of Minnesota’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) recently received $53.9 million in National Institutes of Health funding to find better, faster ways to bring scientific advances to real-world use. The…
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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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CRSC celebrates five years

In the last five years, the Clinical Research Support Center has been dedicated to positioning University of Minnesota research teams for success. The center unites clinical research experts from 20 distinct units across the University and…
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CTSI research on IRB stipulations wins national award

A poster from the Clinical Research Support Center (CRSC) featuring new research on a sampling of IRB stipulations earned a Special Recognition Award from the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) at its…
Casey Dahl, Vanessa Grams, and Sydney Viel

CTSI enhances regulatory service structure, promotes staffers

Three members of CTSI’s regulatory support team are filling new roles, as part of structural changes designed to better support investigators in regulatory compliance and adhere to industry best practices. Sydney Viel, MPH, CPH…
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Study finds feasibility review service leads to better protocols

The University of Minnesota’s feasibility review service improves the quality of human subjects research protocols and better prepares them for IRB approval, according to a new study published in the Journal of…
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Radical listening to reduce stroke disparities

Black Americans are twice as likely to experience a stroke and face worse outcomes compared to their white peers. But a new project supported by the CRSC is working to change that.