Diversity center opens at medical school
The Diversity Center of Representation and Empowerment, or CORE, provides a space where any member of the Stanford Medicine community interested in issues of inclusion and diversity can hold meetings or just hang out and study.
Speeding up research into rare disease
A Stanford “lending library” of biological samples and genomic information could accelerate diagnostic and therapeutic research for NGLY1 deficiency and related conditions.
Staffer jumps back into research
A career re-entry grant from the National Institutes of Health has helped a bioengineer return to research after an interruption to care for family.
New biosciences students hit the books
The School of Medicine has set records in its recruitment statistics for doctoral students following the implementation of a funding model that encourages graduate students to follow their passion and take risks.
Working through pain toward success in school
With the help of an advocacy program and integrated complex care team at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, Hari Suresh navigated an obstacle-strewn path to scholastic success.
Climate change making us sick, book says
Co-authored by Stanford wilderness medicine expert Paul Auerbach, Enviromedics describes the frightening effects of climate change on health.
DACA and children’s mental health
Children with mothers eligible for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program suffer from lower rates of anxiety and adjustment disorders than those with mothers who lack DACA eligibility.
Zeroing in on brick kilns
Brick kilns are ubiquitous in South Asia, as is the pollution they produce. A Stanford team is now combining satellite data and political persuasion to track kilns and incentivize kiln owners to use cleaner technologies.
First-generation students, mentors honored
Stanford University President Marc Tessier-Lavigne, PhD, the first in his family to attend college, spoke at event honoring first-generation medical and graduate students and their mentors.
Virtual reality helps young patients cope
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford is one of the first hospitals in the country to begin implementing distraction-based VR therapy within every patient unit.
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