Spectrum accepting grant proposals; deadline Sept. 30

Grants of up to $50,000 will be awarded to projects ranging from medical technologies to therapeutics to community engagement.

Spectrum, the Stanford Center for Clinical and Translational Research and Education, is accepting funding applications for teams of multidisciplinary investigators tackling health-care problems through novel approaches.

Grants of up to $50,000 will be awarded in five areas: medical technologies; therapeutics; population health; community engagement; and predictive tools and diagnostics.

In addition, grants of up to $50,000 will be awarded through the Stanford Learning Health Care Innovation Challenge, which funds projects to improve the health of patient populations served by Stanford Health Care.

Last year, Spectrum awarded about $1.1 million to 32 projects.

For more information and to submit applications, which are due Sept. 30, visit http://spectrum.stanford.edu/accordions/innovations-pilots.

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