Chair of epidemiology and population health named
Melissa Bondy has been appointed chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health and associate director for population sciences at the Stanford Cancer Institute.
Magazine features projects that add value to care
The new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine highlights tools and wellness initiatives at Stanford that are aimed at adding value to health care and addressing the individual needs of patients.
Gut bugs influence flu vaccine response
Decimating levels of intestinal bacteria with antibiotics reduced the immune system’s responsiveness to a seasonal influenza vaccination, a Stanford-led study found.
Open house at new hospital Sept. 14-15
Local residents can get a sneak peek of the new Stanford Hospital at a community open house featuring a multimedia experience, family activities and food trucks.
For new students, white coats and stethoscopes
New Stanford medical and physician assistant students put on white coats and received new stethoscopes at ceremonies marking the start of their programs.
Inflammation turns mutation deadly
A simple viral infection in the lungs of rats can become a lethal form of pulmonary hypertension if a common mutation is present, new Stanford research shows.
Stanford chemist James Trudell dies
For five decades, James Trudell studied how anesthetics work on the human body to cause unconsciousness.
Irving Weissman honored for stem cell, cancer work
Weissman and Johns Hopkins’ Bert Vogelstein will share the 2019 Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research for discoveries in stem cell and cancer biology.
Mildred Cho to co-lead new biomedical ethics hub
The new center, funded by a $7.1 million award from the National Human Genome Research Institute, will collect and share research on the ethical, legal and social implications of genomics.
Scientists boost neuron recovery in rats
Stanford researchers blocked a molecule to help restore neurons in rats in which the flow of fresh blood to the brain was reduced. The approach could lead to new treatments for people who have suffered a stroke or cardiac arrest.
Art, nature enlisted for healing at new hospital
The new Stanford Hospital values the restorative qualities of art and nature. It includes four acres of outdoor gardens, floor-to-ceiling windows in every patient room and more than 400 works of original art.
Leading in Precision Health
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A Legacy of Innovation
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