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Researchers at Stanford and KU Leuven have identified more than 70 genes that affect variation in both brain and facial structure. The genes don’t influence cognitive ability, further debunking beliefs that intelligence can be assessed by facial features.

Our scientists have launched dozens of research projects as part of the global response to COVID-19. Some aim to prevent, diagnose and treat the disease; others aim to understand how it spreads and how people’s immune systems respond to it.

The pandemic gave Stanford Medicine leaders a glimpse of the organization’s full potential and how much more can be accomplished together.

Medical students recently learned where they would be heading for their residencies.

A Stanford Medicine team offered guidance in crafting a COVID-19 response for the Oglala Lakota Nation.