Inside Stanford Medicine View web version
March 11, 2019
Vol. 11, No. 5
The mosquito trackers

The mosquito trackers

There’s a pressing global need to understand how mosquitoes and humans interact in order to predict and prevent the spread of deadly diseases they carry.

 
 
Brain response to mom’s voice differs in kids with autism
 

Brain response to mom’s voice differs in kids with autism

Mom’s voice causes a strong response in the brains of typically developing children, but the response is weaker in children with autism, a Stanford study has demonstrated.

 
Congenital heart defects vastly increase risk of heart problems later in life
 

Congenital heart defects vastly increase risk of heart problems later in life

Even a relatively simple heart defect makes a patient much more likely to develop cardiovascular disease as an adult, Stanford researchers say.

 
Stanford Medicine magazine details efforts to improve health worldwide
 

Stanford Medicine magazine details efforts to improve health worldwide

Stanford researchers, physicians and medical educators have built partnerships around the globe to try to solve some of the most vexing health problems.

 

  

  

Of note

A roundup of recent honors and awards. In this issue, read about Leah Backhus, Mitchell Lunn, Nolan Williams and others.


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