Five years of life with heart pump
Edgar Arredondo has lived with a ventricular assist device for longer than any other patient being treated at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.
Neuroscience summer camp for teens
High school students from around the country learned about topics ranging from the neuropsychiatry of HIV to molecular genetics, forensic psychiatry, eating disorders, hoarding and virtual-reality therapeutics.
BPA’s link to canned food
New Stanford research resolves the debate on the link between canned food and exposure to the hormone-disrupting chemical known as Bisphenol A, or BPA.
Creating ‘guided chemotherapy missiles’
Latching chemotherapy drugs onto proteins that seek out tumors could provide an effective way of treating tumors in the brain or with limited blood supply.
Hope for lymphedema treatment
Stanford engineers and doctors collaborated with industry to design a possible new treatment for lymphedema, which often affects cancer patients whose lymph nodes become blocked.
Using Mohs surgery for melanoma
This spring Stanford Health Care began using the Mohs technique for melanoma in situ, which is less expensive than the traditional surgical approach, creates a smaller wound and reduces the cancer’s rate of recurrence.
The power of CPR
Sofia Montoya, 8, survived cardiac arrest because a staff member at her school and first responders gave her CPR after she collapsed on the school’s playground.
School celebrates excellent work
Stanford Medicine faculty, staff, residents and a student were honored at the medical school’s 2016 commencement.
Scientist tells grads to persevere
Peter Kim, the medical school’s keynote speaker at this year’s diploma ceremony, recounted the failure he and fellow scientists faced in trying to create an effective HIV/AIDS vaccine.
Tech Bar opens
The School of Medicine has launched the Tech Bar — its own version of the Apple Genius Bar — to service smartphones, tablets and laptops on a drop-in basis.
Leading in Precision Health
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A Legacy of Innovation
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