Latest Stanford, Intermountain grant recipients announced

The one-year grants to researchers at Stanford and Intermountain Healthcare are aimed at improving health care.

The recipients of five new seed grants have been announced by Stanford Medicine and Intermountain Healthcare.

In 2016, the two organizations began collaborating on joint clinical, research and education projects. Intermountain Healthcare is a not-for-profit health system based in Utah.

The one-year seed grants of up to $75,000 are being awarded to projects jointly led by principal investigators from Stanford and Intermountain. The grants will take effect Sept. 1.

Following are the names of the grant recipients and their project titles:

  • Alex Sox-Harris, PhD, associate professor of research at Stanford, and Stephen Warner, MD, Intermountain — Setting a foundation for collaborative surgical health services research at Stanford Health Care, Intermountain Healthcare and the Veterans Health Administration.
  • Ian Brown, MD, clinical assistant professor of emergency medicine at Stanford, and Joseph Bledsoe, MD, Intermountain — Electronic decision support for the diagnosis and treatment of acute pulmonary embolism in the emergency department.
  • Alan Schroeder, MD, clinical associate professor of pediatrics at Stanford, and Eric Coon, MD, Intermountain — Optimizing value in bronchiolitis: The bronchiolitis follow-up intervention trial.
  • Purvesh Khatri, PhD, assistant professor of medicine and of biomedical data science at Stanford, and Patrick Carroll, MD, Intermountain — Early detection of neonatal early onset sepsis using the Sepsis MetaScore: A genomic analysis of cord blood.
  • Marcy Winget, PhD, clinical associate professor of medicine at Stanford, and Brenda Reiss-Brennan, PhD, Intermountain — Pragmatic design for enhanced team-based primary care.
  • Aruna Subramanian, MD, clinical associate professor of medicine at Stanford, and Brandon Webb, MD, Intermountain — Repurposing an old drug for a new epidemic: Ursodeoxycholic acid and C. difficile infection.

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