Molecule as cancer protection
Scientists have shown that small molecules can “hijack” enzyme function in mice, suggesting a possible preventive mechanism for alcohol-related cancers in an at-risk population.
Unique tags identify individual yeast families
A technique developed by Stanford researchers has implications for understanding how cancer cells evolve as a tumor grows or how a virus spreads and changes during an infection.
Nano-spies force tumors to reveal themselves
Tiny DNA rings, carrying instructions for making a blood-detectable biomarker, can enter both healthy cells and cancer cells. But only cancer cells follow the recipe to make the biomarker.
Days are long, years are short: Paul Kalanithi on time
In this 1:2:1 podcast, Stanford neurosurgeon Paul Kalanithi opens up about his battle with terminal lung cancer and how he is facing his own mortality.
Stanford Medicine magazine reports on intersection of time, health
The spring issue features a theme package on the clocks that rule our bodies, as well as an excerpt from a new biography of Nobel Prize-winning biochemist Paul Berg, PhD, and a report on the high-risk birth of a set of triplets.
Three Stanford alumni to be honored with Dean's Medal
The medal recognizes individuals whose scientific, medical, humanitarian or other contributions have significantly advanced the mission of Stanford Medicine.
Stem cell 'tool' grants given to five researchers
The awards are the third in the agency’s “tools and technology” grants, which encourage researchers to develop new methods and techniques to overcome stumbling blocks in the field.
App finds cancer clinical trials at Stanford
Patients can use the new app to find clinical trials for different types of cancer at Stanford.
Conversations in Global Health to feature Gavin Yamey on March 4
A leading practitioner, researcher and former journalist, Gavin Yamey will speak with Paul Costello, the medical school's chief communications officer, on timely and pressing issues in global health.
Nominations open for Spirit, Inspiring Change Leadership awards
The nomination deadline is March 2 for the school's annual awards.
Registration open for Childx conference this spring
Thought leaders from several disciplines will gather at the Stanford campus April 2-3 to discuss how to harness many branches of medicine to solve health problems in pregnancy, infancy and childhood.
Researchers measure concussion forces in greatest detail yet
Research led by David Camarillo could eventually lead to better concussion detection and prevention.
Research led by clinician educators accelerates advances in patient care
The expansion of patient-centered research is expected to accelerate the integration of improved treatments and care-delivery methods into the Stanford Health Care provider network.
Leading the Biomedical Revolution
We are in the middle of a biomedical revolution more profound and far-reaching than the industrial and digital revolutions that made it possible.
A Legacy of Innovation
Stanford Medicine's unrivaled atmosphere of breakthrough thinking and interdisciplinary collaboration has fueled a long history of achievements.