Clinical trial conclusions reassessed
A re-analysis of raw data from published clinical trials sometimes leads to new conclusions about whether and which patients will benefit from a new drug or medical intervention.
Frequency of 'sleep drunkenness'
In a survey of more than 16,000 adults, researchers found that 1 in 7 experienced a sudden awakening that can lead to inappropriate behavior, poor decision-making and even violence.
Stanford researcher leads international trial to compare heart-disease treatments
Researchers are recruiting patients for a clinical trial that will compare bypass surgery with a stenting procedure for the treatment of coronary artery disease.
Weis named chair of Department of Structural Biology
William Weis, PhD, an expert on X-ray crystallography, will now chair a department that includes two Nobel laureates.
Optogenetics earns Deisseroth Keio Prize in Medicine
Optogenetics, a technique that uses light to control the activity of the brain, is now widely used at Stanford and worldwide to understand the brain's wiring and to unravel behavior.