Now seizure-free, Gracin gets her words back
A robotic assistant helped doctors detect seizures deep in Gracin Hahne’s brain without having to open her skull or even shave her head.
Tracking cancer growth
Cancer research that once involved years of painstaking work can now happen in months with a novel technique for studying cancer-related genes. The results reveal how combinations of mutations influence tumor growth.
Complex nature of concussions
Concussion is a major public health problem, but not much is known about the impacts that cause concussion or how to prevent them. A new study suggests that the problem is more complicated than previously thought.
Tough transplant cases? Hospital up to the task
Dane Conrads, now almost 4, was “desperately ill” when he received his liver transplant in 2014. Last year, he also benefited from one of the most complicated kidney transplants ever performed at Packard Children’s Hospital.
Integrated strategic plan unveiled at town hall
More than 400 faculty, staff and students assembled March 23 to hear Stanford Medicine leaders lay out the principles of an integrated strategic plan aimed at aligning the goals and priorities of the medical school and hospitals.
Taubes commit $20 million to children’s hospital
The new hospital’s south pavilion will be named in honor of Bay Area philanthropists Tad and Dianne Taube.
Physicians discuss gun violence
Gun violence is a public-health problem that physicians may be able to help alleviate by conducting research and educating patients about gun safety, said experts at a recent teach-in on campus.
CEO of Packard Children’s to retire
Christopher Dawes, who oversaw the development of Stanford Medicine’s pediatric health network and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, announced his retirement on March 20.
Graduating med students meet their matches
Stanford medical students gathered together on Match Day to find out where they would serve their residencies for the next three or more years.
Neuroanatomy lab bridges virtual reality, OR
Stanford’s Department of Neurosurgery has a new anatomy lab next door to its virtual reality center. Together, the labs are a valuable resource for trainees and surgeons alike.
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