Less invasive treatment for thyroid nodules
A recently approved technique for radio-frequency ablation treats or prevents problems caused by thyroid nodules, providing an alternative to surgical removal of the gland.
Stanford can begin pooled testing for COVID-19
A Stanford Medicine test for the coronavirus has been validated for pooled testing. This method greatly increases testing capacity and conserves testing resources, which continue to be in short supply.
Sanjiv Sam Gambhir dies at 57
The professor and chair of radiology at Stanford was a global leader in advancing techniques for molecular imaging and early cancer detection.
How to better care for older adults at lower cost
Stanford Medicine researchers spotlight three approaches to late-life care that, if implemented broadly, could save tens of billions of dollars.
Stanford hospitals earn environmental awards
A nonprofit focused on sustainability in the health care industry has recognized Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.
How pathogens put the brakes on immune response
Researchers at the Stanford School of Medicine have discovered that cells infected by viruses or bacteria send out a “don’t eat me” signal to avoid attack by the body’s immune system.
Anthony Fauci talks COVID-19 with dean
The nation’s top infectious disease expert spoke with School of Medicine Dean Lloyd Minor about the challenges posed by COVID-19, the hope for emerging vaccines and treatments, and what’s still unknown about the virus.
Early Polynesian, Native American contact
Deep-genome analyses conducted by Stanford Medicine researchers and their collaborators have settled a long-brewing controversy about whether ancient Polynesians and Native Americans had contact.
Cancer experience drives scientific curiosity
New Stanford graduate Nico Poux, a former pediatric oncology patient at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, hopes to bring his experience with cancer to future work as a physician-scientist.
Pediatric surgeon receives top award
Thomas Krummel was recognized for his contributions to improving the lives of the smallest and sickest children.
Study to look at oral drug for COVID-19
Researchers want to determine whether favipiravir, an oral drug, is effective in reducing the severity of symptoms and shortening the duration of COVID-19.
Stanford Medicine is closely monitoring the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). A dedicated page provides the latest information and developments related to the pandemic.
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