Unique tags identify individual yeast families
A technique developed by Stanford researchers has implications for understanding how cancer cells evolve as a tumor grows or how a virus spreads and changes during an infection.
Molecule as cancer protection
Scientists have shown that small molecules can “hijack” enzyme function in mice, suggesting a possible preventive mechanism for alcohol-related cancers in an at-risk population.
Nano-spies force tumors to reveal themselves
Tiny DNA rings, carrying instructions for making a blood-detectable biomarker, can enter both healthy cells and cancer cells. But only cancer cells follow the recipe to make the biomarker.
Days are long, years are short: Paul Kalanithi on time
In this 1:2:1 podcast, Stanford neurosurgeon Paul Kalanithi opens up about his battle with terminal lung cancer and how he is facing his own mortality.
Stanford Medicine magazine reports on intersection of time, health
The spring issue features a theme package on the clocks that rule our bodies, as well as an excerpt from a new biography of Nobel Prize-winning biochemist Paul Berg, PhD, and a report on the high-risk birth of a set of triplets.
Three Stanford alumni to be honored with Dean's Medal
The medal recognizes individuals whose scientific, medical, humanitarian or other contributions have significantly advanced the mission of Stanford Medicine.