Information for Researchers

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.

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:

Special Notices:

Group Health Research Institute scientific seminars.
The seminars are usually held the second and fourth Thursday of each month from 4-5 pm at Metropolitan Park East, 1730 Minor Ave, room 1509A.   View seminar schedule.
Posted 3/24/2016

Swedish Research Scientist Smita Nayak, MD is an author on a paper recently published in the journal Public Health Reports.  Dr. Nayak is quoted in this news article.
Posted 2/2/2016

Presented at SNO Scienticic Meeting, November 22nd 2015: "An anatomic transcriptional atlas of glioblastoma."
Puchalski R* , Shah N*, Miller J, Dalley R, Nomura S, Yoon J, Lankerovich M, Feng X, Long F, Bernard A, Ng L, Lein E, Phillips J, Dang C, Rostad S, Keogh B, Farrokhi F, Cobbs C, Hawrylycz M, Foltz G. *Co-presenters
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Posted 1/22/2016

Philip J. Mease, MD is the lead author for a research paper which was published in the New England Journal of Medicine on October 1, 2015.  The article is entitled ‘Secukinumab Inhibition of Interleukin-17A in Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis’. Read Article
Posted 12/15/2015

Dr. Kris Kowdley , MD, FAASLD, Director of the Liver Care Network and Organ Care Research at Swedish Medical Centerhad the honor to present his research at the Presidential Plenary Clinical Session at AASLD, November 16, 2015.   
Abstract title: "Efficacy and safety of vitamin E in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis patients with and without diabetes: Pooled analysis from the PIVENS and FLINT NIDDK NASH CRN trials."
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Posted 12/4/2015

Swedish Researchers Alexandra Parbery-Clark Au.D/Ph.D. and Douglas Backous M.D. presented this poster at the 2015 AAO0-HNSF Annual meeting in Dallas, TX
Posted 10/9/2015

Swedish Researcher Cong Yu, MD publishes study in the Journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists.  
View Study Abstract.
Posted 8/14/2015

Swedish Researcher Jey-Hsin Chen MD, PHD presents work at annual USCAP meeting.
The study evaluates the histopathology and clinical outcomes of patients with surgically resected pancreatic ductal carcinoma and variants that involve the peritoneum.  The poster is available at this link.
Posted 6/24/2015

Research conducted at Swedish Addiction Recovery Service presented at American Society of Addiction Medicine annual meeting: Swedish Addiction Recovery Service presented this poster at the national American Society of Addiction Medicine annual meeting, April 10-13. G. Rudolf, J. Walsh, A. Plawman, P. Gianutsos, W. Alto, L. Mancl, V. Rudolf. (Principal Investigator: Vania Rudolf.)
Posted 5/19/2014

Research conducted at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute is featured in two recently published articles:

Jiang, H., D. Hua, J. Zhang, Q. Lan, Q. Huang, J. Yoon, X. Han, L. Li, G. Foltz, S. Zheng and B. Lin (2014). "MicroRNA-127-3p promotes glioblastoma cell migration and invasion by targeting tumor suppressor gene SEPT7" Oncol Rep in press.

Jiang, H., C. Jin, J. Liu, D. Hua, F. Zhou, X. Lou, N. Zhao, Q. Lan, Q. Huang, J. G. Yoon, S. Zheng and B. Lin (2014). "Next Generation Sequencing Analysis of miRNAs: MiR-127-3p Inhibits Glioblastoma Proliferation and Activates TGF-beta Signaling by Targeting SKI." OMICS in press.

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

Finding Full-Text Articles: Locating journal articles in the Swedish environment. (Presented to Swedish Investigator Forum by Mike Scully, Library Services - February 28th, 2012.)