Understanding the Molecular Mechanism behind Diverse Cell Types
New medical students ponder life-and-death questions
During orientation, Stanford’s new class of medical students met with deans to pause and reflect on the meaning of pledging their lives to the compassionate care of patients and the challenges involved in achieving that goal.
Researchers home in on biological cause of ALS
A mutation linked to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis interferes with the transport of proteins in and out of a cell’s nucleus. Targeting this pathway with drugs or therapies may one day help patients with neurodegenerative disease.
Spectrum accepting grant proposals; deadline Sept. 30
Grants of up to $50,000 will be awarded to projects ranging from medical technologies to therapeutics to community engagement.