Gene activity foretells autoimmune disease
Stanford researchers and their collaborators have found a way to tell whether patients with systemic sclerosis were improving during drug treatment a year before a standard clinical test could.
Benefit shown in a subgroup of patients
Glioblastoma patients with a high degree of vascularization of their tumors were found to have benefited from a treatment previously deemed ineffective, a new Stanford study shows.
Podcast: Cleaning up sports
In this podcast, anti-doping chief Travis Tygart discusses some of the major lessons learned from the Rio Olympics about global anti-doping efforts.
Samuel Strober awarded $6.6 million
The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine awarded Samuel Strober, MD, $6.6 million to study a “deceptively simple” way to help kidney transplant recipients tolerate their new organ.
Researchers get $26.4 million for activity study
The medical school professors were awarded the grants as part of a large-scale National Institutes of Health program to study the biology of how physical activity improves health.
Seizure ‘choke point’ in brain
Stanford researchers used a rodent model to discover that shifting the firing pattern of a particular set of brain cells is all it takes to initiate, or to terminate, an absence seizure.
Smartphones’ potential for medical research
Stanford researchers say that data collected through MyHeart Counts, a heart-health study in which participants transmit information through an app, demonstrates the potential of smartphones to transform the measurement of physical activity and fitness for clinical research.
Blood test to evaluate lung cancer tumors
A technique developed at Stanford for detecting the genetic profiles of tumor cells sifted from the bloodstream could offer a valuable tool for the clinic and the lab.
Drug interactions that may reduce mortality
Stanford researchers found that certain drug combinations were associated with lower mortality rates among breast cancer patients, pointing to potential drug targets and new ways of thinking about known diseases.
Conjoined twins separated
Two-year-old twin sisters Erika and Eva Sandoval are recovering in the pediatric intensive care unit following their Dec. 6 separation surgery.
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