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. 

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.

Spectrum clinical research website updated

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

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.

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

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.  

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.

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.