EHRs for Fido
A team led by scientists at the School of Medicine has developed an algorithm that can read the typed-out notes from veterinarians and predict specific diseases that the animal may have.
Med school space, finances focus of town hall
Adding buildings and moving research and administrative operations to off-campus locations will allow the School of Medicine to rebuild on campus and meet its growing need for space, school leaders say.
Employees volunteer after Camp Fire
Health care providers and veterinary technicians from Stanford volunteered to help humans and animals affected by the most destructive fire in California’s history.
New country, new bone marrow
Ikkei Takeuchi suffered from unexplained bone marrow failure. But with the help of his little brother and doctors at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, he’s on the road to recovery.
No survival benefit with new cancer drug
Cisplatin chemotherapy can bring lasting adverse health effects, but a new, presumably less-toxic alternative is not as effective at promoting survival, according to a large, Stanford-led trial.
Heart recipient who gave birth looks back
Just 28 when she received a new heart at Stanford Hospital in 1991, Yolanda Ishaq went on to become the first heart transplant recipient to have a child at Stanford.
First LGBTQ+ forum celebrates visibility
Members and allies of Stanford Medicine’s sexual and gender minority community united in an Oct. 10 event affirming their visibility and inclusion.
First ENT clinic for children opens in Zimbabwe
Stanford’s Peter Koltai is participating in an effort to advance much-needed ENT care for children in Zimbabwe.
Mystery of a simple marine animal
Watching the movement of every cell in an adult animal all at once, the Prakash lab discovered ultra-fast cellular contractions. This research suggests a new role for cellular contractions in tissue cohesion.
Heart pump for a young patient
Lizneidy Serratos, a patient at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, became the smallest person in the country to receive a HeartMate 3 ventricular assist device.
Major gifts to neurosciences institute
In recognition of a gift from alumna Clara Wu Tsai and her husband, Joe Tsai, the Stanford Neurosciences Institute is changing its name to the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute.
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