Symposium addresses electronic health records
The daylong event touched on fixing inefficiencies in EHRs, harnessing data for population health management, building on successes and overcoming obstacles.
110th diploma ceremony at medical school
“Aim high and keep learning, be skeptical of accepted certainty and stay fast in the belief that facts matter,” Nobel laureate Paul Berg told Stanford School of Medicine graduates.
Karl Deisseroth wins Kyoto Prize
The award, which includes a gift of 100 million yen (about $913,000), recognizes the neuroscientist for pioneering and advancing a technology for studying brain circuits.
Longtime employees honored
A School of Medicine lab technician and maintenance person were recognized for 45 years of employment at the university during the Cardinal at Work Celebrating Staff Careers event.
Interactive map of Redwood City campus
The map shows office building occupants by floor and key campus amenities.
New operating rooms at hospitals
At Packard Children’s, new surgical and imaging suites will open at the end of June, and the entire second floor of Stanford Hospital, set to open in late 2019, will be devoted to surgery.
New medical building in Redwood City
Pavilion D will be home to the spine, tumor, and foot and ankle centers; the digestive health and pelvic health centers; and an endoscopy suite.
How border separations can traumatize kids
Unplanned separation from parents is among the most damaging events a young child can experience, according to trauma research. A Stanford expert explains how it can hurt kids’ development.
Hormone receptor and prematurity risk
A key hormone receptor evolved quickly as or early humans migrated from Africa, producing localized gene changes that may affect modern women’s risk of preterm birth, according to a Stanford-led study.
Grant awarded to study heart disorder
The American Heart Association awarded Stanford researchers $5 million to develop decision-making tools for patients with atrial fibrillation.
One liver donor benefits two patients
Noah Hernandez, born in 2017, and James Howell, born in 1955, each benefited from a single liver to treat their life-threatening conditions.
IUD device aids contraception in India
Stanford researchers and their colleagues have tested a new contraceptive device that they say could provide broader access to long-acting contraception in developing countries.
Professors appointed to endowed positions
Mark Krasnow was named the Paul and Mildred Berg Professor, and Beverly Mitchell was named the Laurie Kraus Lacob Director of the Stanford Cancer Institute.
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