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.
Spirit, Inspiring Change award winners announced
The winners of the 2018 Spirit Award are Misty Mazzara and Michela Pilo. Kim Osborn and Shannon Monahan received the 2018 Inspiring Change Leadership Award.
Symposium addresses electronic health records
The daylong event touched on fixing inefficiencies in EHRs, harnessing data for population health management, building on successes and overcoming obstacles.
Blood test predicts premature birth
Measuring RNA fragments in a pregnant woman’s blood gives a reliable estimate of the baby’s due date and can predict if the baby will arrive prematurely, a Stanford-led team has shown.
Cellular ‘death code’ discovered
Stanford scientists and their collaborators have discovered a molecule that initiates the final, crucial step in a type of cell death.
Benefits to science vs. privacy concerns
A survey of people who have taken part in clinical trials indicates that participants care more about the benefits to science than the risk of sharing their personal data, researchers at Stanford found.
Study finds problems with prescriptions
New research indicates that 11 million Americans may need to talk to their doctor about taking different prescriptions of aspirin, statins and blood pressure medications, according to a study led by Stanford researchers.
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.
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