Pediatric surgeon receives top award
Thomas Krummel was recognized for his contributions to improving the lives of the smallest and sickest children.
Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center grant
The Stanford-based center’s affiliated faculty and staff, aided by more than 400 volunteers, conduct research on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases and related disorders.
$1.49 million for inflammation research
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has awarded $1.49 million to research projects involving Stanford Medicine scientists who will investigate emerging ideas about the role of inflammation in disease.
Deisseroth awarded Heineken Prize
Karl Deisseroth was awarded the prize for developing optogenetics, which enables remote manipulation of nerve cells using light, and hydrogel-tissue chemistry, which lets light and molecular probes travel through biological tissue…
Roeland Nusse receives Gairdner award
The Stanford developmental biologist was honored for a lifetime of work on the Wnt signaling pathway, which plays an important role in normal development and in cancer.
New members of the National Academy of Sciences
Howard Chang of dermatology and of genetics, Richard Lewis of molecular and cellular physiology, and Peter Sarnow of microbiology and immunology were elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
Grant to study digital heart-health tools
The award will fund a research program for heart-health technology and a clinical trial for treating hypertension in black and Hispanic participants and in drivers for ride-hailing companies.
Faculty elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Stanford Medicine professors Michele Barry, Howard Chang, Thomas Clandinin and Thomas Rando were among the 15 Stanford faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Stanford-led teams nab top clinical research prizes
Winning studies were chosen by members of the Clinical Research Forum, a nonprofit foundation that promotes the understanding of clinical research and its impact on health and health care.
Three elected to National Academy of Medicine
Hongjie Dai, Julie Parsonnet and Joseph Wu are among the 90 regular members and 10 international members elected this year to the academy, which aims to provide independent, scientifically informed analysis and recommendations on health issues.
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