Neurons quickly generated from blood
Fresh or frozen human blood samples can be directly transformed into patient-specific neurons to study disorders such as schizophrenia and autism, Stanford researchers find.
Award to support physician-scientist training
A grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund will support a new scientific scholarship program for medical students at Stanford.
Could Nipah virus become global pandemic?
Stephen Luby discusses risk factors and potential interventions for Nipah virus, a disease with no vaccine and a mortality rate of up to 70 percent.
Can stem cells treat urinary incontinence?
Bertha Chen, MD, professor of obstetrics and gynecology, will receive nearly $6 million from the state stem cell agency to support research into the use of stem cells to treat urinary incontinence.
Annual conference focuses on ‘treasure troves of data’
Dozens of speakers gathered at Stanford to discuss health, artificial intelligence and evolving technology and how it all could affect patient care at the annual Big Data in Precision Health conference.
Howard Chang named HHMI investigator
Chang joins 23 other Stanford faculty as Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators. The seven-year appointment frees faculty to pursue the most innovative biomedical research.
D-limonene could offset dry mouth in cancer patients
A Stanford collaboration between clinical and basic science researchers has led to the identification of a compound that could improve the quality of life for head and neck cancer patients.
Magazine explores listening, hearing
The spring issue of Stanford Medicine magazine focuses on the importance of listening and hearing, and how new discoveries could improve both.
Event showcases med student research
From 3D-printed mitral valve models to a retrospective study on birth control, the 35th Annual Medical Student Research Symposium presented a rich array of scholarly pursuits.
Examining value of predictive algorithms
Big-data analysts engaged in lively debate on machine learning strategies at a colloquium organized by the Division of Epidemiology.
Leading in Precision Health
Stanford Medicine is leading the biomedical revolution in precision health, defining and developing the next generation of care that is proactive, predictive and precise.
A Legacy of Innovation
Stanford Medicine's unrivaled atmosphere of breakthrough thinking and interdisciplinary collaboration has fueled a long history of achievements.