New Packard Children’s Hospital to open in December
More than doubling its current size, the expanded Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford will transform the patient experience through family-centered design and technological innovation, while setting new standards for sustainability in hospital design.
Medical students present research projects
Juggling medical school and scientific research, Stanford students came together in a poster board competition to show the depth and breadth of their projects, from global health to stem cells.
Report: Climate change’s effects on health
A Stanford report last fall offered wide-ranging recommendations to the new president of the United States for mitigating the grave effects of climate change on human health.
40 years of monkey business
On Mondays, volunteers gather at the Los Altos Senior Center to create the toys, which are made from red-heeled work socks, nylon hose, yarn and red ribbons.
Lab swap saves supplies from landfill
More than 100 Stanford laboratories got rid of unneeded equipment and reagents, and also found stuff they could use, at the annual lab swap, part of Stanford’s Cardinal Green Labs program.
Digital wax museum for the classroom
A project to photograph anatomical wax figures made between the mid-17th and mid-19th centuries has yielded images now used in courses at Stanford.
Providing messages of support to refugees
A group of Stanford medical students is helping organize a campaign to send letters to Syrian refugees living in Jordan.
Brain’s ‘GPS’ is complex
Neuroscientists’ discovery of grid cells, popularly known as the brain’s GPS, was hailed as a major discovery. But new Stanford research suggest the system is more complicated than anyone had guessed.
Testing new insulin delivery systems for kids
Researchers at the School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital are testing easier ways for younger children with Type 1 diabetes to get the doses of insulin they need.
Delivering flowers, encouragement to patients
Volunteers assemble unused flowers from florists, grocery stores and flower markets into new bouquets, then hand deliver them to patients at Stanford Hospital and other Bay Area hospitals.
Leading in Precision Health
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A Legacy of Innovation
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