Researchers discover lung stem cell in mice
Stanford scientists have found a cell that creates the two different compartments in the mouse lung. They hope their discovery could lead to better therapies for people with lung disease.
How our brains prepare for action
Mentally running through a routine improves performance, but how that works isn’t clear. Now, a new tool — brain-machine interface — suggests the answer lies in how our brains prepare for action.
Schneider on disease and data sculptures
Many infectious diseases, including malaria, are marked by cyclical ups and downs. David Schneider takes a creative approach to making sense of those ups and downs.
Patients, caregivers tell their stories
The Stanford Storybank features conversations between two people about learning, connecting and healing.
Assay tweak could help disease detection
The technique is based on an existing method called a proximity ligation assay, which converts the biomarker into a DNA sequence.
Analysis reveals surprising DNA secrets
DNA twitches during transcription to bring distant regions in contact and enhance gene expression, according to Stanford researchers who devised a new way to label individual, nonrepetitive DNA sequences.
Newborn undergoes ‘bloodless’ surgery
Lola Garcia of Hemet, California, was the smallest infant in North America to undergo such a procedure.
A minimally invasive heart valve replacement
A 58-year-old woman who survived Hodgkin’s lymphoma and lung cancer needed a new heart valve, but open-heart surgery was considered too risky. So her doctor suggested a minimally invasive approach.
Gift will fund addiction, concussion initiatives
Two gifts totaling $14.5 million from Tad and Dianne Taube will fund Stanford efforts to understand, treat and prevent concussion and addiction in children and teens.
Better sanitation improves health
A Stanford-led study found that improving water, sanitation and hygiene in poor regions of Bangladesh helped overall health but, contrary to expectations, did not improve children’s growth.
Peering into kids’ bones
Mary Leonard, chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Stanford, works to understand exactly how chronic diseases hurt children’s bone health.
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.