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.
Grants to study pain, opioids awarded
Five researchers were awarded grants from the National Institutes of Health to study opioid misuse and pain treatment.
Memorial for Roy Maffly set for Oct. 11
A celebration of the life of Roy Maffly, who died April 15, will be held Oct. 11 at theStanford Faculty Club…
Jennifer Doudna to discuss CRISPR
Jennifer Doudna, who pioneered the gene-editing technology known as CRISPR-Cas9, will come to Stanford to discuss the ethics and future applications of the tool.
Registration open for MCHRI symposium
Stanford scientists, clinicians and others with an interest in maternal and child health are invited to attend the free symposium on campus Nov. 15.
Chair of epidemiology and population health named
Melissa Bondy has been appointed chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health and associate director for population sciences at the Stanford Cancer Institute.
Open house at new hospital Sept. 14-15
Local residents can get a sneak peek of the new Stanford Hospital at a community open house featuring a multimedia experience, family activities and food trucks.
Mildred Cho to co-lead new biomedical ethics hub
The new center, funded by a $7.1 million award from the National Human Genome Research Institute, will collect and share research on the ethical, legal and social implications of genomics.
Endowed professorships announced
Michele Barry, Andra Blomkalns and Jeffrey Goldberg have been appointed to endowed professorships.
Applications sought for Biohub fellowships
CZ Biohub fellows will conduct research under a faculty mentor at Stanford, UC-Berkeley or UC-San Francisco or at a Biohub lab in San Francisco.
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