Design thinking to improve patient experience
Students in a two-day course offered by the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford looked for ways to improve the patient experience in the Stanford emergency department.
Insight into bacterial resilience, antibiotic targets
A study by researchers at Stanford and UCSF has generated a new understanding of the fundamental gene networks that make bacteria so resilient to environmental stress and, increasingly, to antibacterial drugs.
Shatz wins Kavli Neuroscience Prize
The neurobiologist received the recognition for her work in understanding how the brain’s connections form. She will share a $1 million prize with two other winners.
Precision data means diverse data
Speakers at Stanford’s annual big data conference said the success of precision health depends on data that reflects the global diversity of humans, the well and the unwell, and a rainbow of data from genomes, microbiomes and tissue samples.
How the brain processes positive, negative experiences
Combining two cutting-edge techniques reveals that neurons in the prefrontal cortex are built to respond to reward or aversion, a finding with implications for treating mental illness and addictions.
The way of the nanoparticle
A growing field called nanotechnology is allowing researchers to manipulate molecules and structures much smaller than a single cell to enhance our ability to see, monitor and destroy cancer cells in the body.
Staff anniversaries marked
The school is honoring staff members who have reached significant employment milestones.
Spirit, Leadership awards announced
Tacy Abbott Framhein and Charlene Rotandi have been named winners of the Anne G. Crowe Spirit Award, and Teresa Burk and Jacqueline Genovese received the Inspiring Change Leadership Award.
Children’s hospital turns 25
The June 10 anniversary also kicks off a one-year countdown to the opening of a 520,000 square foot, state-of-the-art, new main building of the hospital.
Nancy Lonhart wins Amy J. Blue Award
At Stanford Health Policy, Lonhart said her “goal is to make everyone’s life, work and research run as smoothly and as efficiently as possible.”…
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