Screening people for diseases doesn't necessarily save lives, study shows
A new study has found that screening people for a particular disease does not, in most cases, prevent them from dying of the disease.
'Die in' staged to protest killings
Students, faculty and researchers at the medical school participated in a “die in” on Jan.
Researchers isolate stem cell that gives rise to bones, cartilage in mice
The discovery of a skeletal stem cell in mice sets the stage for new methods to grow cartilage and bone for use in medical therapies.
Environment, not genes, plays starring role in human immune variation, study finds
Improving gene-sequencing technologies have focused immunologists’ attention on the role of genes in diseases. But it appears the environment is an even greater factor in the human immune response.
Christopher Scott on the new face of longevity research
Stanford bioethicist Christopher Scott, PhD, says longevity research is on the brink of something big.
Two faculty members appointed to endowed professorships
Eduardo Chichilnisky was appointed the John R. Adler Professor, and Peter Kim was appointed the Virginia and D.K. Ludwig Professor of Biochemistry.
Sleep center director adopts narcoleptic companion
Watson, a narcoleptic Chihuahua, helps Stanford physician explain sleep disorder to children — and brings plenty of laughs as well.
NICU family support program launched at children's hospital
The program helps parents better understand the often complex issues their babies face and the treatments they will receive.
Sleep center recognized for expertise on restless legs syndrome
The Willis-Ekbom Disease Foundation has designated the Stanford Sleep Medicine Center a quality care center.
Dean's Lecture Series will bring leaders in various fields to campus
The initial lectures will focus on diversity. The series kicks off on Jan. 23 with Rosalind Hudnell, chief diversity officer at Intel Corp.
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