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  • Autism symposium set for May 7

    The symposium, whose theme is “Understanding the Puzzle,” will aim to help parents make sense of how new research could affect their children’s lives.


  • Science editor discusses leadership

    Marcia McNutt, the editor-in-chief of Science, spoke April 18 as part of the Dean’s Lecture Series.


  • Stanford cements partnership

    Stanford physicians and leaders visited the Utah-based health-care system to share ideas for a wide-ranging partnership in clinical research, patient care and education.


  • Biomolecule lab opens

    The Macromolecular Structure Knowledge Center can help researchers who lack equipment for testing hundreds of different crystallization conditions or expertise in working with challenging molecules.


  • A lifesaving heart surgery

    Swimming lessons? Check. Banging on the piano? Check. Playing in the snow? Check. Toddler Alex Bracebridge is now living a normal life, thanks to a heart surgery at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.


  • NIH funds new health disparities research center

    The Stanford Precision Health for Ethnic and Racial Equity Center will be one of the first national centers focused on using precision-medicine tools to improve the health of underserved ethnic and racial groups.


  • New CEO for Stanford Health Care

    David Entwistle has served as the chief executive officer at the University of Utah Hospitals & Clinics since 2007. He will begin at Stanford on July 5.


  • New compounds may combat Lyme disease

    Researchers have discovered drugs with the potential to eliminate the Lyme disease-causing bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi at the onset of infection.


  • A physician’s weight-loss quest

    Larry Chu chronicled his weight-loss efforts on a blog he named precision: me, which he described as a demonstration project of how people can participate in precision health care.


  • Software helps physicians track symptoms

    Sean Mackey and his colleagues created a computer-based system that uses streams of data from many patients to help physicians provide the best care for individuals.



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