‪Why Do We Conduct Research? — Annual Research Summit 2016‬

Raj Srivastava, MD, MPH, AVP Research, Intermountain Healthcare; Viet Le, Pa-C, Cardiovascular Research Administration; Eddie Stenehjem, MD, Medical Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship; Elizabeth Hammond, MD, former Chair of the Department of Pathology: and other key Intermountain research staff share their thoughts on why Intermountain conducts research and how it improves patient care and outcomes.

 

 

New Study Finds Body Shape May Predict Heart Disease Risk

New study shows that people who have type one or two diabetes who gain weight in their abdomen, or have an apple-shaped body, could be at a higher risk of developing heart disease. Cardiologist Brent Muhlestein, MD, from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute explains the the research presented at the American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions 2016 in Chicago.

 

 

The Future of Research Based Cancer Care

Craig Nichols, MD, Clinical Research Director, Intermountain Precision Genomics discusses how the three pillars of science: big data, molecular science, and value are instrumental in treating cancer patients and focuses on their overall well-being.


 

Intermountain Leads Cutting-edge Clinical Research

Dr. Brent James, Chief Quality Officer at Intermountain Healthcare, shares the distinguished history of research at Intermountain, as well as the key priorities that guide our participation in clinical studies.

 

 

World’s Largest Cardiovascular Research Database

We created one of the world's largest cardiovascular databases and DNA biobanks, and our research breakthroughs, like the discovery of 13 new genetic markers for heart disease, open doors for more effective care.

 

 

NICU Clinical Research Increases Survival Rates in Newborns

Newborn Intensive Care Units developed a new solution that is saving the lives of premature babies. Through clinical research they created and are successfully using artificial saliva, a solution that significantly reduces the risk of life-threatening infection in infants.