Stanford wins 3rd place in clinical trial data contest
A team led by Sanjay Basu, MD, PhD, is awarded 3rd place in a contest designed to promote sharing clinical trial data. The team developed a clinical decision algorithm identifying patients likely to experience benefits when undergoing intensive blood pressure treatment.
Essentials of Clinical Research Course: Thru March '17 >>Register
2 sessions remaining: Specialty Research Topics ~ pediatric, surgical, cancer, and cardiovascular research.
Mar. 16 & 23. Led by Steven Goodman, MD, PhD, MHS. Open to faculty, staff, and students.
NCATS SMART IRB Reliance Platform
A new NIH policy requires all NIH-funded multisite clinical studies to use a single IRB. NCATS is developing a single institutional review board (IRB) reliance platform for multisite clinical studies.
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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. They will work with researchers both within and outside the traditional health sectors.
Biodesign textbook and video library available
A new edition of "Biodesign: The Process of Innovating Medical Technologies" is now available, along with a library of nearly 300 videos that reinforce key concepts in the biodesign innovation process, from need findings to regulatory approval.
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.