New country, new bone marrow
Ikkei Takeuchi suffered from unexplained bone marrow failure. But with the help of his little brother and doctors at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, he’s on the road to recovery.
No survival benefit with new cancer drug
Cisplatin chemotherapy can bring lasting adverse health effects, but a new, presumably less-toxic alternative is not as effective at promoting survival, according to a large, Stanford-led trial.
Heart recipient who gave birth looks back
Just 28 when she received a new heart at Stanford Hospital in 1991, Yolanda Ishaq went on to become the first heart transplant recipient to have a child at Stanford.
First LGBTQ+ forum celebrates visibility
Members and allies of Stanford Medicine’s sexual and gender minority community united in an Oct. 10 event affirming their visibility and inclusion.
First ENT clinic for children opens in Zimbabwe
Stanford’s Peter Koltai is participating in an effort to advance much-needed ENT care for children in Zimbabwe.
Mystery of a simple marine animal
Watching the movement of every cell in an adult animal all at once, the Prakash lab discovered ultra-fast cellular contractions. This research suggests a new role for cellular contractions in tissue cohesion.
Heart pump for a young patient
Lizneidy Serratos, a patient at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, became the smallest person in the country to receive a HeartMate 3 ventricular assist device.
Major gifts to neurosciences institute
In recognition of a gift from alumna Clara Wu Tsai and her husband, Joe Tsai, the Stanford Neurosciences Institute is changing its name to the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute.
Swimming in polygons to avoid stronger light
A bioengineering lab has found that Euglena, a microscopic organism that has been studied for hundreds of years, swims in precise polygons when exposed to increased light intensity.
Decision scientist seeks hepatitis B solutions
Mehlika Toy merged her interests in infectious diseases and mathematics to forge a career in decision science. She builds models to estimate the impact of clinical interventions to inform health policy.
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