Choice-based C-section pain management
The Stanford-led research tested an approach that allowed women to choose the level of pain management they wanted during a cesarean section.
Med students win Soros Fellowships
An aspiring surgeon and an aspiring stem cell biologist, both currently medical students at Stanford, are among the winners of this year’s Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans.
Provost to address med school graduates
Physicist and university provost Persis Drell will be the keynote speaker at this year’s medical school’s graduation ceremony.
New biomedical data science chair named
Sylvia Plevritis, director of the Stanford Center for Cancer Systems Biology, has been tapped to lead the Department of Biomedical Data Science.
Viruses protect harmful microbe in CF patients
Some viruses sequester antibiotics in the lungs of CF patients, possibly helping drug-resistant bacterial infections develop in the face of large antibiotic doses, a Stanford-led study has shown.
Grant renewal for flu vaccine research
The Stanford Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection will use the grant to try to improve the seasonal flu vaccine by analyzing the human immune system in-depth.
Conference on human immune monitoring
The event is set for May 2-3 on campus at the Li Ka Shing Center and will feature leading-edge technology and bioinformatics research by top scientists.
Drug reduces kidney failure in diabetics
Canagliflozin, a drug approved to lower glucose levels in diabetic patients, can slow the progression of kidney disease, according to a study co-authored by a Stanford Medicine researcher.
Helping with NASA twins study
Stanford scientists and their collaborators found markers of immune-related stress and other molecular changes in the body of NASA astronaut Scott Kelly.
Identifying familial hypercholesterolemia
Stanford scientists and their collaborators have devised an algorithm to predict the risk of a disease that, untreated, can lead to heart attack or stroke.