IUD device aids contraception in India
Stanford researchers and their colleagues have tested a new contraceptive device that they say could provide broader access to long-acting contraception in developing countries.
Professors appointed to endowed positions
Mark Krasnow was named the Paul and Mildred Berg Professor, and Beverly Mitchell was named the Laurie Kraus Lacob Director of the Stanford Cancer Institute.
Stanford students named HHMI fellows
Razina Aziz-Bose and Ritika Dutta will receive grants from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to conduct biomedical research.
Med school announces annual awards, honors
Faculty, staff, residents, students and volunteers were recognized for excellence in teaching and patient care and for other accomplishments.
110th diploma ceremony at medical school
“Aim high and keep learning, be skeptical of accepted certainty and stay fast in the belief that facts matter,” Nobel laureate Paul Berg told Stanford School of Medicine graduates.
Karl Deisseroth wins Kyoto Prize
The award, which includes a gift of 100 million yen (about $913,000), recognizes the neuroscientist for pioneering and advancing a technology for studying brain circuits.
Biomarker for flu susceptibility discovered
Scientists at Stanford are believed to be the first to have discovered a biomarker that can predict who will be most susceptible to influenza.
Spirit, Inspiring Change award winners announced
The winners of the 2018 Spirit Award are Misty Mazzara and Michela Pilo. Kim Osborn and Shannon Monahan received the 2018 Inspiring Change Leadership Award.
Symposium addresses electronic health records
The daylong event touched on fixing inefficiencies in EHRs, harnessing data for population health management, building on successes and overcoming obstacles.
Blood test predicts premature birth
Measuring RNA fragments in a pregnant woman’s blood gives a reliable estimate of the baby’s due date and can predict if the baby will arrive prematurely, a Stanford-led team has shown.