Grants announced to investigate IBD
Eight Stanford Medicine researchers have received grants from the Kenneth Rainin Foundation to investigate inflammatory bowel disease.
Predicting success of lung cancer drug
With the help of a new radioactive tracer, doctors can predict with more than 80 percent accuracy how well a widely-used lung cancer drug will combat tumors, according to researchers at Stanford.
Medicare’s blame game
A Stanford researcher and his colleague got access to data showing the inner workings of an influential committee advising Medicare. They found that bias among its members has different effects from what critics claim.
CRISPR helps reveal drug targets for ALS
Through genome editing, scientists at Stanford have pinpointed genes that reveal mechanistic details of ALS and may even protect against the degeneration of neurons.
Misbehaving cells predict relapse in leukemia
Analyzing individual cancer cells has enabled Stanford researchers to identify the small population of cells that spur relapse in some children with leukemia.
Reducing side effects of a cancer therapy
Stanford scientists created an odd couple: a modified version of an immune-signaling protein and a coordinately modified receptor for this protein. The two bind only to each other, easing an advanced anti-cancer therapy’s side effects.
More premature births after recent deployment
Giving birth soon after military deployment is linked to greater risk of premature delivery, a Stanford study of U.S. servicewomen found, but deployment history itself does not raise prematurity risk.
Antibody treatment for ‘bubble boy’ disease
In a clinical trial, participants were given an antibody to CD117, a cell surface marker, in an effort to wipe out their defective blood stem cells without high-risk chemotherapy or radiation.
Progress toward precision health
A perspective piece from Stanford scientists provides an overview of the value of precision health, its progress, challenges and how it can improve health at the individual and population level.
Magazine explores new frontiers
The winter issue of Stanford Medicine magazine highlights science that pushes boundaries to save lives and considers ethical questions that are a fundamental part of research.
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.