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Nov. 4, 2019
Vol. 11, No. 20
Ribbon-cutting ceremony marks completion of new Stanford Hospital

Ribbon-cutting ceremony marks completion of new Stanford Hospital

Dignitaries, faculty, staff and community members gathered Oct. 23 to commemorate a key milestone in Stanford Medicine’s history of medical care and innovation.

 
 
Scrambled cytoplasm from frog eggs organizes into cell-like structures
 

Scrambled cytoplasm from frog eggs organizes into cell-like structures

The cytoplasm of ruptured frog eggs can self-organize into cell-like compartments that retain the ability to undergo divisions.

 
Use of antibiotics in newborns varies widely among California hospitals, study finds
 

Use of antibiotics in newborns varies widely among California hospitals, study finds

Researchers at the School of Medicine and their collaborators found that some hospitals in the state rarely administer antibiotics to newborns, while others give antibiotics to nearly half of the newborns in their care.

 
Stanford researchers awarded close to $9 million for opioid, pain studies
 

Stanford researchers awarded close to $9 million for opioid, pain studies

Five researchers were awarded grants from the National Institutes of Health to study opioid misuse and pain treatment.

 
Memorial event for Stanley Schrier set for Nov. 10
 

Memorial event for Stanley Schrier set for Nov. 10

A celebration of the life of Stanley Schrier, a founding member of the Division of Hematology, will be held Nov. 10 on campus. Schrier died in August.

 
Robots join workforce at the new Stanford Hospital

Robots join workforce at the new Stanford Hospital

In the new Stanford hospital, the human employees will be joined by a fleet of robots programmed to take on some repetitive and mechanical tasks.

 

  

  

Of Note

A roundup of recent honors and awards. In this issue, read about Tamar Green, Taia Wang, Irving Weissman and others.


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