Biomarker for flu susceptibility discovered
Scientists at Stanford are believed to be the first to have discovered a biomarker that can predict who will be most susceptible to influenza.
Spirit, Inspiring Change award winners announced
The winners of the 2018 Spirit Award are Misty Mazzara and Michela Pilo. Kim Osborn and Shannon Monahan received the 2018 Inspiring Change Leadership Award.
Symposium addresses electronic health records
The daylong event touched on fixing inefficiencies in EHRs, harnessing data for population health management, building on successes and overcoming obstacles.
Benefits to science vs. privacy concerns
A survey of people who have taken part in clinical trials indicates that participants care more about the benefits to science than the risk of sharing their personal data, researchers at Stanford found.
Award to support physician-scientist training
A grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund will support a new scientific scholarship program for medical students at Stanford.
Annual conference focuses on ‘treasure troves of data’
Dozens of speakers gathered at Stanford to discuss health, artificial intelligence and evolving technology and how it all could affect patient care at the annual Big Data in Precision Health conference.
Event showcases med student research
From 3D-printed mitral valve models to a retrospective study on birth control, the 35th Annual Medical Student Research Symposium presented a rich array of scholarly pursuits.
Center aims to stop disease before it starts
At the Precision Health and Integrated Diagnostics Center, scientists turn the norms of disease research on their head, searching not for treatments but for ways to prevent disease entirely.
Bereavement in pregnancy affects child
The scholars said that their study contributes to the research documenting a causal link between fetal stress exposure and mental health later in life.
Reducing tapeworm infection in kids
Tapeworm infection from eating contaminated pork can damage the brain, causing learning impairments and possibly enforcing cycles of poverty. A Stanford study is the first to look at infection rates within schools and propose solutions targeting children.
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
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