Stanford launches app to study heart health
A free iPhone app allows users to contribute to a study of human heart health while learning about the health of their own hearts, and uses a new software framework developed by Apple.
Views on research participation surprise
Patients want to be asked permission to participate in research that compares standard treatment options and that involves reviews of medical records, according to a new study.
For Montana man, low-sodium diet reverses heart troubles
A year after a major heart attack, followed by cardiac surgery, Bruce Simon found himself back in the hospital with continued heart problems.
An early morning phone call, then an onslaught of cameras
It came as no surprise to Gertrude Levitt that her son became a scientist.
The science behind Michael Levitt's Nobel Prize
Michael Levitt, PhD, has dramatically advanced the field of structural biology by developing sophisticated computer algorithms to build models of complex biological molecules.
What colleagues are saying about Thomas Südhof
Collection of comments from Thomas Südhof's colleagues.
Thomas Südhof wins Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Neuroscientist Thomas Südhof, MD, professor of molecular and cellular physiology at the Stanford University School of Medicine, won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
Technique induces egg growth in infertile women, and one gives birth
Researchers have identified a way to induce the ovaries of some infertile women to produce eggs.
A latticework of iridescent color and light
How do you portray space? One possible answer now hangs from the ceiling of the Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge.
Getting CLARITY: Hydrogel process creates transparent brain
Combining neuroscience and chemical engineering, researchers at Stanford University have developed a process that renders a mouse brain transparent.
Dean seeks dialogue in shaping the future of Stanford Medicine
As an otolaryngologist, Lloyd Minor, MD, knows a thing or two about ears.
Body may be able to 'coach' transplanted stem cells to differentiate appropriately, study shows
Pluripotent stem cells are nature’s double-edged sword.