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.
Swimming in polygons to avoid stronger light
A bioengineering lab has found that Euglena, a microscopic organism that has been studied for hundreds of years, swims in precise polygons when exposed to increased light intensity.
Decision scientist seeks hepatitis B solutions
Mehlika Toy merged her interests in infectious diseases and mathematics to forge a career in decision science. She builds models to estimate the impact of clinical interventions to inform health policy.
Eight researchers awarded NIH grants
The Stanford scientists will receive $32 million over five years to fund explorations of cancer, the brain, the aging process, chromosomes and the development of cells.
Q&A: Measure F and Stanford Health Care
An initiative on the November ballot in the City of Palo Alto would significantly affect the delivery of health care within the city, including at Stanford Health Care. Three university leaders discuss the issues behind the initiative and the impacts they foresee.
University statement on Measure F in Palo Alto
The university is opposing the ballot initiative because of the effect it would have on Stanford Health Care.
New PhD students welcomed with lab coats
Incoming graduate students in the biosciences at Stanford were welcomed Sept. 24 with white lab coats bestowed by the Stanford Medicine Alumni Association.
Head, neck position affects concussion risk
The way the head and neck are positioned during a head-on impact may significantly affect the risk of concussion, but tensed up neck muscles seem to offer far less protection, Stanford researchers found.
State of Stanford Medicine in 2018
At this year’s State of Stanford Medicine event, the dean, hospital CEOs and a special guest shared their reflections on the strengths and challenges of the medical center today.
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.