Stanford Medicine reports on childhood health
The fall issue traces the lasting repercussions of early trauma and disease. Also included is an interview with former President Jimmy Carter on global discrimination against women and girls.
Exploring IOM’s diagnostic-error report
A landmark Institute of Medicine report has found that despite dramatic improvements in patient safety over the last 15 years, diagnostic errors have been the critical blind spot of health-care providers.
Blood sugar in pregnancy linked to heart-defect risk
Congenital heart defects are correlated with moderate elevation of the mother’s blood sugar during pregnancy, even if she’s not diabetic, according to a new study…
Cancer nanotechnology center to receive more than $9 million
The five-year grant is the third award from the National Cancer Institute to fund the Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence in Translational Diagnostics at Stanford.
Lab coats for new PhD students
First-year PhD students in the 14 bioscience programs and in bioengineering attended the lab coat ceremony on Sept. 30.
Righting the greatest wrong
In this podcast, former President Jimmy Carter talks about the plight of women and girls around the globe.