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Biostats/data support available to Spectrum Child Health researchers

The Child Health Research Institute (CHRI) has partnered with the Quantitative Sciences Unit (QSU) in the Department of Medicine to provide comprehensive biostatistics and data management support for research that is related to maternal and child health.  Read more>>


Women in Data Science Conference

This one-day technical conference provides an opportunity to hear about the latest data science research and applications, sponsored by Stanford, Kaggle/Google, Intuit, and the Gates Foundation. All genders are invited to participate. Held March 5, 2018.  Register here >>


A new service helps physicians answer clinical questions

The Clinical Informatics Consult service is now open to all physicians at Stanford Medicine. It enables fast searches of electronic health record (EHR) data to augment clinical decision making.  Read more>>


Spectrum accelerates research into a rare disease

A “lending library” of linked biological samples, genomic info and medical records enables researchers interested in the NGLY1 genetic defect to request access to this data without the costs associated with patient recruitment, sample collection and biobanking.  Read more>>


Record number trained in clinical research bootcamp

Spectrum trained 87 residents, fellows and early career faculty at its weeklong “Intensive Course in Clinical Research” ending on September 15. To learn more about clinical research, enroll in the upcoming “Essentials of Clinical Research” course running from Nov. 2 through Mar. 22.  Read more>>


NIH Collaboratory website is the new home for all grand rounds content

With information about special considerations for pragmatic clinical trials at each stage of the research process,  this new website includes real-world examples, best practices for designing and conducting pragmatic trials, resources, etc., and is the home for all Grand Rounds content with upcoming and archived presentations.  Read more>>


Spectrum clinical research website updated

Content and navigational enhancements will help researchers locate mission-critical information, experts, scientific resources and forms.  Read more>>


Staffer jumps back on the research track

An NIH career re-entry grant helps a Stanford blood scientist return to research after an interruption to care for family.  Read more>>


Center for Digital Health awards first seed grants, 1,000 Apple Watches to five teams

The grant-winning projects are designed to study whether creative uses of the Apple Watches can achieve meaningful health care outcomes.  Read more>>


Supersize your ideas at the HIVE

A room featuring a 10-by-24-foot ultra-high-resolution display can be reserved by university faculty and staff for uses such as interactive instruction, teleconferences, collaborative data analysis and thesis defenses.  Read more>>


Researchers identify biomarkers associated with chronic fatigue syndrome severity

Stanford investigators used high-throughput analysis to link inflammation to chronic fatigue syndrome, a difficult-to-diagnose disease with no known cure. Spectrum's biobank and the Human Monitoring Core were key players in this study.  Read more>>


Clinical Research Operations Program and Certification

Spectrum has launched expanded training for clinical research personnel, and is offering a Clinical Research Operations certification. Instructors include faculty and staff with clinical research expertise from across Stanford University.  Read more>>

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