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Ruth O’Hara, PhD, Senior Associate Dean for Research in the School of Medicine, has been named principal investigator for the five-year, $53 million grant renewal for the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program. The CTSA Program is overseen by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences at the National Institutes of Health.

Three research teams led by Stanford Medicine investigators will be honored April 14 with a 2020 Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Award at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The awards honor groundbreaking clinical research studies published in peer-reviewed journals in 2019.

As a former collegiate rower, Brittany Johnson knows about teamwork. About how everyone on board has to work in harmony to keep a boat moving forward, swift and true, towards the finish line. Two years ago, Johnson joined another type of team, the Thoracic Oncology crew, where she works as a clinical research coordinator to bring promising new treatments to patients with lung and thymus cancers.

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  • To help researchers prepare for audits and improve research procedures, Stanford’s Clinical Research Quality (CRQ) office currently offers a free service, a mock FDA audit, upon request. For more information on CRQ’s audit services, contact Megan Saeedi at

Attend a 90-minute faculty data science workshop for in-depth consultations about clinical trials, epidemiological/population health studies, and panomic analysis. See the schedule here.

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