Adults harbor lots of risky immune cells
Even though self-targeting immune cells remain prolific in adults’ bloodstreams, some kind of internal emergency brake seems to prevent them from triggering autoimmune disease — usually.
‘Brain balls’ resemble human cortex
Researchers have figured out how to create spheres of neuronal cells resembling the cerebral cortex, making functional human brain tissue available for the first time to study neuropsychiatric diseases such as autism and schizophrenia.
Researchers, patients should share health data
A key message from Stanford’s annual big data conference was that realizing the potential of precision health means sharing massive amounts of medical and behavioral data.
Wysocka, Shenoy named HHMI investigators
The funding will allow Joanna Wysocka to continue exploring the earliest steps of human development and aid Krishna Shenoy’s efforts to develop brain-machine interfaces.
Recipients of Spirit, Inspiring Change Leadership awards announced
A necropsy technician, lab manager and associate controller won Spirit Awards, and an associate director of curriculum and biobank director won Inspiring Change Leadership Awards.
Honor roll: Staff members mark anniversaries at medical school
The school is honoring staff members who have reached significant employment milestones.