Immune pattern presages surgery recovery
Activity inside a set of immune cells soon after surgery has been tied to the rate at which patients recover afterward.
How mutation affects heart health
Researchers studied heart muscle cells derived from pluripotent stem cells to find out why a genetic mutation common in East Asians leads to an increased risk of heart disease.
Flu revs up immune response in pregnancy
Immune cells from pregnant women are strongly activated by influenza — a surprising finding that may explain the increased risk of flu complications in pregnancy, a new study finds.
James Lock on family-based therapy for anorexia
During this podcast, Stanford eating disorder expert James Lock, MD, PhD, discusses how parents can work with therapists to help their teenage children recover from anorexia.
5 Questions: Why a fashion magazine editor became a dermatologist
Laurel Geraghty, a former editor at Glamour, is now a second-year dermatology resident at the Stanford.
Palliative-care specialist, cancer patient to discuss end-of-life considerations
The Jonathan J. King Lecture on Oct. 21 will feature a conversation between palliative-care expert Timothy Quill, MD, and neurosurgeon and cancer patient Paul Kalanithi, MD.