Welcome to the Cornfield Lab
Affiliated with the Center of Excellence in Pulmonary Biology
We are drawn to the difficult problems, the ones for which prevailing science does not yet have a framework to understand. Our strength is in developing new paradigms to tackle these problems and opening new avenues to transform human health.
Scientists at Stanford Medicine are investigating whether a molecule called interferon-lambda can help people with mild cases of COVID-19 feel better and reduce their transmission of the disease-causing virus.
Most vaccines direct the adaptive immune system to fight off infections with one arm tied behind its back. A new study in monkeys untied the other arm.
Studies of identical versus fraternal twins reveal the relative contributions of heredity and the environment to numerous human traits. Now, Stanford has its own twin registry.
Allen Eddy underwent a procedure to insert a device, the Zephyr valve, into the diseased portion of his upper left lung lobe. He had no idea it would help so much.
The hospitals earned top grades in the latest patient-safety assessments by The Leapfrog Group, a national health care watchdog organization.