Juergen Willmann dies at 45
Juergen Willmann, an international scholar, dedicated himself to advancing cancer detection imaging technologies and leading with energy and compassion.
Drug improves incontinence, sleep
A drug used to treat incontinence in women also shows promise in decreasing poor sleep, a new study from a Stanford researcher shows.
Breast cancer mortality drops
Six groups of researchers, including one from Stanford, collaborated to study the effect of advances in breast cancer screening and treatment on mortality rates.
VA bests Medicare in end-of-life cancer care
Medicare is more likely to provide excessive end-of-life care for cancer patients than Veterans Affairs, according to a study led by Stanford Medicine and VA researchers.
Landmark heart surgery changed history
On Jan. 6, 1968, as Stanford surgeon Norman Shumway performed the first U.S. adult heart transplantation, the world held its breath.
Yock receives Gordon Prize
Paul Yock is being honored for establishing Stanford Biodesign to help innovators create devices and technologies that improve health care.
Sperm-filtering tool picks best swimmers
A new sperm-sorting device built at Stanford filters the unfit from the fit and could help improve infertility treatments.
Glial-cell expert Ben Barres dies
The Stanford neuroscientist’s research focused on the cells in the brain that aren’t nerve cells. Collectively called glia, these “other” cells play a central role in sculpting and maintaining the brain’s wiring diagram.
Screen could reveal immunotherapy targets
Stanford scientists have developed a biochemical screen that identifies molecules critical to immunotherapy for a host of diseases, including cancer.
Living with a rare eye disease
One member of an Iowa family with a rare, blinding eye condition described her experience with the disease.
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
Stanford Medicine's unrivaled atmosphere of breakthrough thinking and interdisciplinary collaboration has fueled a long history of achievements.