Podcast: The relationship between science and magic
When he’s not developing computer models to improve cancer detection, Parag Mallick, PhD, is juggling fire, walking on stilts or mastering card tricks. In this podcast, he talks about how he became a member of a professional performance troupe and the relationship between science and magic.
Schneider on disease and data sculptures
Many infectious diseases, including malaria, are marked by cyclical ups and downs. David Schneider takes a creative approach to making sense of those ups and downs.
Podcast: Opioid-free pain relief
In her new book, The Opioid-Free Pain Relief Kit: 10 Simple Steps to Ease Your Pain, Stanford pain psychologist Beth Darnall, PhD, outlines a plan to empower chronic pain sufferers to gain control over their pain.
Podcast: Mental health in medical school
In a recent Washington Post column, Stanford psychiatry resident Ned Morris posed the question: What drives bright young people – medical students – to take their own lives? In this podcast, he discusses the stigma of mental health that is so pervasive in society today.
Podcast: A new approach to mental health
Stanford neuroscientist Leanne Williams, PhD, discusses how she and her colleagues were able to predict with 80 percent accuracy whether antidepressants would help patients by analyzing their brain function and personal history.
Podcast: Inside the world of microbiota
Justin Sonnenburg, PhD, an associate professor of microbiology and immunology at Stanford, discusses how the world of microbes and bacteria interplay with human health.
Podcast: New guidelines aimed at helping prevent obesity and eating disorders in adolescents
Pediatrician Neville Golden is lead author of new clinical guidelines aimed at helping prevent obesity and eating disorders in adolescents.
Podcast: A conversation with Laura Hillenbrand
Author Laura Hillenbrand discusses her illness, her newfound strengths and how she is leaving frailty behind.
Video wins top award
The film, which depicts a young neurosurgeon contemplating his impending death, received a Gold Award from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.
Conversations in Global Health: Nancy Snyderman
Speaking recently at Stanford's Conversations in Global Health seminar, Nancy Snyderman shared what it was like to be both a physician and journalist reporting from war zones, refugee camps and amidst major public health crises – and how to decide when to wear which hat.
A conversation with Glenn and Jessie Close
Glenn and Jessie Close open up about mental illness for the summer issue of Stanford Medicine magazine.
Podcast: Immunotherapy offers new hope in treating cancer
Crystal Mackall will lead a cancer immunotherapy center at Stanford that is being launched with an initial $10 million grant from the Parker Foundation.