Combating bladder cancer with approved drug
A drug that activates targets of the hedgehog signaling pathway, which is lost when bladder cancer invades, could prevent the progression of the disease in humans. Clinical trials are planned.
With drug, mouse brains form new connections
If the discovery works in people, it has the potential to help adults recover from stroke and forms of blindness, and to prevent the loss of connections in Alzheimer's disease.
Not your mother’s ultrasound
As ultrasound technology has advanced, it has become an increasingly valuable tool for diagnosing and treating many types of injuries and medical conditions. On Oct. 18, hundreds of medical students will come to Stanford to learn how to use it.
Fall issue of Stanford Medicine reports on the immune system's balancing act
The new issue includes “Balancing act: The immune system,” a series of articles on how the immune system protects us and what happens when it becomes overzealous.
Three faculty members elected to Institute of Medicine
Ben Barres, Paul Khavari and Brian Kobilka were among those announced Oct. 20 as new members of the prestigious institute.
Efforts to refine tools for recording brain activity get $1 million boost
The grant was part of $46 million handed out by the National Institutes of Health to support the goals of its BRAIN Initiative.