New members of National Academy of Medicine
Laurence Baker, Jeffrey Goldberg, Steven Goodman, Fei-Fei Li and Hannah Valantine are among the 90 regular members and 10 international members elected this year to the National Academy of Medicine.
Teaching anatomy with virtual reality
This fall, Stanford Medicine educators will teach anatomy to medical students in Kenya using virtual reality. The effort is part of a pilot project to educate medical students in under-resourced schools.
High-risk, high-reward grants for researchers
Annelise Barron, Peter Kim, Siddhartha Jaiswal and Keren Haroush will receive grants totaling $10 million to fund their investigations. The awards support risky efforts that could potentially have a big impact in the biomedical sciences.
Nadeau talks food allergy breakthroughs
In a Q&A, immunologist Kari Nadeau discusses advances in food-allergy treatment and research, including a growing body of evidence that patients with several food allergies can be safely treated for all of them at once.
$14.3 million to develop broad-spectrum drugs
The Stanford researcher is pursuing antiviral drugs with broad efficacy against enteroviruses, which cause common colds and polio, and coronaviruses including the one that causes COVID-19.
Renewal project at hospital begins
The hospital complex at 300 Pasteur Drive in Palo Alto will remain open for patient care during a six-year renovation and rebuilding project.
Human biology registers two seasons
A Stanford Medicine study finds that changes in molecular patterns in Californians correspond with two nontraditional “seasons.”…
Low-cost coronavirus testing, surveillance
Vera was designed as an expanded testing platform that’s nationally scalable, rapidly deployable and more affordable than other current options.
Huffington on self-care during pandemic
Arianna Huffington, the founder of Thrive Global, spoke with School of Medicine Dean Lloyd Minor about self-care during the pandemic.
Few Americans have coronavirus antibodies
In a nationally representative analysis of coronavirus antibodies, researchers also found high rates of infection among Black and Hispanic people, and in densely populated areas.