Stanford Medicine, Sutter Health to provide cancer care in East Bay
The collaboration between Stanford Medicine and Sutter Health will expand access and equity to high-quality cancer care for East Bay patients, and includes future construction of a new outpatient cancer center.
Jared Tinklenberg dies at 80
The founder of the Stanford/Veterans Affairs Alzheimer’s Disease Center, Tinklenberg researched new medications for dementia while providing mentorship to many.
Excess mortality among racial minorities early in pandemic
Excess mortality rates during the early days of the pandemic varied a lot depending on race, ethnicity and geography, researchers report.
Tracking spread of coronavirus variants in Bay Area
Stanford Medicine researchers are screening diagnostic samples to identify known coronavirus variants circulating in the Bay Area, including those from the United Kingdom, South Africa and Brazil.
Study reveals immune driver of brain aging
Scientists have identified a key factor in mental aging and shown that it might be prevented or reversed by fixing a glitch in the immune system’s front-line soldiers.
Stanford Medicine takes hundreds of patient transfers in pandemic
The transfers occurred as part of a mutual aid agreement among local and regional hospitals as COVID-19 cases surge.
Difference in severe versus mild COVID-19
A comprehensive study of immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 associates mild disease with comparatively high levels of antibodies that target the viral spike protein. But all antibodies wane within months.
Purifying antibiotic could reduce its risk to hearing
Scientists have discovered a simple method of reformulating gentamicin, a commonly used and highly effective antibiotic, that could reduce the risk it poses of causing deafness.
Brain-to-muscle circuit in a dish
A Stanford Medicine team used human stem cells to assemble a working nerve circuit connecting brain tissue to muscle tissue. The research could enable scientists to better understand neurological disorders that affect movement.
Hospitals earn top safety grade
The Leapfrog Group, a national organization that evaluates health care organizations on many facets of patient safety, gave Stanford Health Care and Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare an A in its most recent assessment.
Stanford Medicine is closely monitoring the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). A dedicated page provides the latest information and developments related to the pandemic.
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