The Research Center at Swedish exists to provide support for the needs of investigators performing research endeavors that impact Swedish staff, patients and resources. The center provides administrative and financial oversight to ensure that investigations meet the safety, ethical, and financial standards of the research milieu.
- Initiate a Research Project
- Institutional Review Board (IRB) and iRIStm information
- Swedish Research Administration
- For Principal Investigators
The Swedish Institutional Review Office provides guidance and information regarding new study initiation which is accessible through the internet. Information about starting a research study can also be accessed through our internal Research Center intranet site. Visitors who have access to our intranet pages may wish to visit these pages:
Please note the recent publication by lead author Nameeta Shah, research scientist at The Ben and Catherine Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment, Swedish Neuroscience Institute. The research article is: Exploration of the gene fusion landscape of glioblastoma using transcriptome sequencing and copy number data. Nameeta Shah, Michael Lankerovich, Hwahyung Lee, Jae-Geun Yoon, Brett Schroeder and Greg Foltz (December 2013)
The Swedish Neuroscience Institute is featured in the 'Medical Innovations' article which was published in Alaska Airlines Magazine (November 2013).
Swedish Research Scientists (led by Neurosurgeon Stephen J. Monteith, MD) published in New England Journal of Medicine: A Pilot Study of Focused Ultrasound Thalamotomy for Essential Tremor. August 15, 2013.
Henry G. Kaplan, MD, and Judith A. Malmgren, PhD. Published "Ideas and Opinions" article:
The Breast Cancer Overdiagnosis Conundrum: An Oncologists's Viewpoint.
American College of Physicians: Annals of Internal Medicine
1 January 2013 | Volume 158 Number 1
Link to article
Link to pdf copy
Dr. Howard (Jack) West, Medical Director, Thoracic Oncology Program at the Swedish Cancer Institute participates in panel discussion: “Leveraging Virtual Patient Communities for Optimal Clinical Care and Research” at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's 48th annual meeting. Chicago, IL. Article published June 6, 2012. Modern Healthcare.com
Finding Full-Text Articles: Locating journal articles in the Swedish environment. (Presented to Swedish Investigator Forum by Mike Scully, Library Services - February 28th, 2012.)