Prostate-imaging camera pilot study
A new technology marries ultrasound and photoacoustic imaging techniques to produce a picture showing the anatomy of the prostate, functional details about the gland and molecular information that can help flag cancerous tissue.
Stanford Medicine recognized by Vizient as a top performer in quality and safety for 2019
Stanford Medicine has been ranked in the top ten percent among peer academic medical centers (AMCs) for both inpatient and outpatient care by Vizient, Inc.
Mild head trauma damages brain barrier
Researchers at Stanford and Trinity College in Dublin report preliminary evidence of damage to the brain’s protective barrier in adolescent and adult athletes even if they did not report a concussion.
Brain tumors integrate in neural wiring
Tumors called high-grade gliomas wire themselves into the healthy brain, receiving and interpreting electrical signals from normal neurons, a Stanford study has found.
New incubator for life science innovation
A recently vacated building in Stanford Research Park will be the future home of a new life science incubator and lab suites. Located near campus, this incubator will serve as an anchor for a preeminent life science district.
Public gets glimpse of new hospital
Visitors touring the new Stanford Hospital during a weekend open house said they were thrilled to see it and were grateful to know it’s there should they need it.
Cure for common cold in sight?
Disabling a single, apparently noncritical protein in cells may foil replication of the viruses that cause half of all common colds, polio and other diseases, according to researchers at Stanford and UCSF.
Magazine features projects that add value to care
The new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine highlights tools and wellness initiatives at Stanford that are aimed at adding value to health care and addressing the individual needs of patients.
Chair of epidemiology and population health named
Melissa Bondy has been appointed chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health and associate director for population sciences at the Stanford Cancer Institute.
Hematologist Stanley Schrier dies
A founding member of the Division of Hematology at Stanford, Schrier was an educator, mentor and investigator who trained generations of physicians and scientists.