New biomedical research building planned
The Biomedical Innovation Building will be the first in a sequence of new buildings that eventually will replace the outdated complex comprising the Grant, Alway, Lane and Edwards buildings.
Learning to speak the brain’s language
Brain-machine interfaces now treat neurological disease and change the way people with paralysis interact with the world. Improving those devices depends on getting better at translating the language of the brain.
Should researchers seek to enhance the brain?
As scientists get better at interpreting the language of the brain, they get closer to not just treating disease, but also enhancing our senses and our intellects. Should they go there?…
Empowering women to lead global health
More than 400 people from around the world gathered at Stanford to discuss the dearth of women in global-health leadership positions and to begin a movement to fill the gap.
Conference addresses physician burnout
Speakers at a conference agreed that administrative requirements contribute to physician unhappiness, but they also blamed a toxic culture in many health care organizations.
Caregivers honor cancer patient
Minal Patel, a 26-year-old Packard Children’s patient, has always wanted to become a physician. When her cancer relapsed, her doctors and nurses planned a special way to recognize her goal.
Genotype, gene expression linked in tissues
Understanding how a person’s DNA sequence affects gene expression in various tissues reveals the molecular mechanisms of disease. Stanford scientists involved in the National Institutes Health’s GTEx project have published some of their insights.
Open house held for Integrated Strategic Plan
An open house was held Oct. 3 to solicit ideas and feedback from Stanford Medicine community members on the Integrated Strategic Plan, which will be finalized in 2018.
Center on global poverty, development launched
The Center on Global Poverty and Development will join students and faculty from across the university and connect them with policymakers and business leaders committed to fighting poverty.
How parakeet feathers get their colors
Tracing the genetic process through which parakeets produce either yellow or blue feathers has given Stanford scientists insights that could help them uncover other biochemical pathways.
Five researchers receive NIH funding
Five Stanford scientists are among the 86 nationwide who have received awards from the National Institutes of Health’s High-Risk, High-Reward program.
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.