Inside Stanford Medicine View web version
March 26, 2018
Vol. 10, No. 6
And the envelope, please: Graduating med students match to residencies

And the envelope, please: Graduating med students match to residencies

Stanford medical students gathered together on Match Day to find out where they would serve their residencies for the next three or more years.

 
 
Mysterious skeleton shows molecular complexity of bone diseases
 

Mysterious skeleton shows molecular complexity of bone diseases

The strange skeletal remains of a fetus discovered in Chile have turned up new insights into the genetics of some bone diseases, according to a new study from researchers at Stanford and UCSF.

 
Clearing clumps of protein in aging neural stem cells boosts their activity
 

Clearing clumps of protein in aging neural stem cells boosts their activity

Young, resting neural stem cells have large protein clumps often associated with neurodegeneration. As stem cells age, the aggregates inhibit their ability to make new neurons, Stanford researchers say.

 
Researchers say use of artificial intelligence in medicine raises ethical questions
 

Researchers say use of artificial intelligence in medicine raises ethical questions

In a perspective piece, Stanford researchers discuss the ethical implications of using machine-learning tools in making health care decisions for patients.

 
The power of CRISPR
 

The power of CRISPR

Researchers are refining the CRISPR system for various uses, such as forming DNA into loops and switching genes on and off.

 
Hide and seek
 

Hide and seek

Pioneering immunotherapy to find and kill elusive cancer cells in children…

 
Gun violence is focus of Stanford Medicine teach-in
 

Gun violence is focus of Stanford Medicine teach-in

Gun violence is a public-health problem that physicians may be able to help alleviate by conducting research and educating patients about gun safety, said experts at a recent teach-in on campus.

 
Christopher Dawes, president and CEO of Stanford Children’s Health announces retirement

Christopher Dawes, president and CEO of Stanford Children’s Health announces retirement

Christopher Dawes, who oversaw the development of Stanford Medicine’s pediatric health network and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, announced his retirement on March 20.

 

  

  

Of note

A roundup of recent honors and awards. In this issue, read about Shuchi Anand, Robert Harrington, Sherry Wren and others.


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