Heart recipient who gave birth looks back
Just 28 when she received a new heart at Stanford Hospital in 1991, Yolanda Ishaq went on to become the first heart transplant recipient to have a child at Stanford.
Grant funds cell mapping of colon
Stanford scientists will map the cells of the human colon as part of a larger effort funded by the National Institutes of Health to create an atlas of all the cells in human tissues.
Dean’s Medals awarded
Three individuals will be awarded the Dean’s Medal for their contributions to the mission of Stanford Medicine.
Stanford, Apple describe heart-rhythm study
Over 400,000 people have enrolled in a study being conducted by researchers at Stanford and Apple to determine whether a wearable technology can identify irregular heart rhythms suggestive of atrial fibrillation.
Older dads linked to higher birth risks
From the data of more than 40 million births, scientists at Stanford have linked paternal age to birth risks, and even risks to the mother’s health.
Study: Anti-CD47 cancer therapy safe
An immunotherapy conceived at Stanford appeared safe in an early clinical trial. Half of the participants responded positively to the treatment, aimed at triggering macrophages to engulf cancer cells, the researchers reported.
Genetics of rapid antler growth
Stanford scientists and their collaborators have identified two key genes responsible for the rapid growth of deer antlers. They hope their insights will open the door to new approaches for treating bone diseases and fractures.
Clue charting cancer gene regulation
Understanding when and where proteins bind to DNA may be the ticket to identifying cancer at the cellular level, according to researchers at Stanford.
Adult stem cells channel early development
New research from Stanford shows that skeletal stem cells in mice assume a more primitive developmental state in response to extensive regeneration needs and environmental cues.
Podcast: John Carreyrou on the rise and fall of Theranos
A conversation with reporter John Carreyrou about his bestselling book, Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup.