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.
Stanford students named HHMI fellows
Razina Aziz-Bose and Ritika Dutta will receive grants from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to conduct biomedical research.
Med school announces annual awards, honors
Faculty, staff, residents, students and volunteers were recognized for excellence in teaching and patient care and for other accomplishments.
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.
Biomarker for flu susceptibility discovered
Scientists at Stanford are believed to be the first to have discovered a biomarker that can predict who will be most susceptible to influenza.
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.