Physicians discuss gun violence
Gun violence is a public-health problem that physicians may be able to help alleviate by conducting research and educating patients about gun safety, said experts at a recent teach-in on campus.
CEO of Packard Children’s to retire
Christopher Dawes, who oversaw the development of Stanford Medicine’s pediatric health network and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, announced his retirement on March 20.
Conference on human immune monitoring
The two-day event will highlight the latest research by top scientists on technologies and analytic methods geared toward studying human immunology.
Mysterious skeleton reveals details of bone diseases
The strange skeletal remains of a fetus discovered in Chile have turned up new insights into the genetics of some bone diseases, according to a new study from researchers at Stanford and UCSF.
Graduating med students meet their matches
Stanford medical students gathered together on Match Day to find out where they would serve their residencies for the next three or more years.
Faculty join clinician-researcher honor society
Four Stanford Medicine clinician-researchers were elected to the medical honor society.
Protein clumps affect neural stem cells
Young, resting neural stem cells have large protein clumps often associated with neurodegeneration. As stem cells age, the aggregates inhibit their ability to make new neurons, Stanford researchers say.
Ethics review needed for AI use in health care
In a perspective piece, Stanford researchers discuss the ethical implications of using machine-learning tools in making health care decisions for patients.
Symposium to tackle AI balance in medicine
The Presence Center is hosting a daylong symposium April 17 on issues surrounding humans and machines in medicine.
Neuroanatomy lab bridges virtual reality, OR
Stanford’s Department of Neurosurgery has a new anatomy lab next door to its virtual reality center. Together, the labs are a valuable resource for trainees and surgeons alike.