Spectrum is an interdisciplinary center that facilitates health research across the university.
Its core mission is to accelerate the translation of basic scientific discoveries into practical solutions that improve human health, through educational programs, research support, infrastructure streamlining and innovation funding.
Spectrum is a member of the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) consortium, funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (Grant: UL1 TR001085). To help advance the nation’s health-research environment, Spectrum is working with the consortium to foster broad coalitions and partnerships at local and national levels.
Call for Proposals!
Evidence for Action will fund innovative studies on the impact programs, policies, and partnerships can have on health and well-being, with a particular focus on research that will advance health equity. Call for Proposals will be released JUNE 1 followed by a webinar on JUNE 3.
NIH funds a new health disparities research center
The Stanford Precision Health for Ethnic and Racial Equity Center received a 5-year, $11.5 million grant to precision-medicine tools to improve the health of underserved ethnic and racial groups. Details here
Big Data Conference: Enabling Precision Health
Join thought leaders in addressing challenges, and identifying actionable steps for using large-scale data analysis and technology to improve human health. May 25-26, 2016. Details here.» MORE NEWS