D-limonene could offset dry mouth in cancer patients
A Stanford collaboration between clinical and basic science researchers has led to the identification of a compound that could improve the quality of life for head and neck cancer patients.
Magazine explores listening, hearing
The spring issue of Stanford Medicine magazine focuses on the importance of listening and hearing, and how new discoveries could improve both.
Event showcases med student research
From 3D-printed mitral valve models to a retrospective study on birth control, the 35th Annual Medical Student Research Symposium presented a rich array of scholarly pursuits.
Examining value of predictive algorithms
Big-data analysts engaged in lively debate on machine learning strategies at a colloquium organized by the Division of Epidemiology.
Center aims to stop disease before it starts
At the Precision Health and Integrated Diagnostics Center, scientists turn the norms of disease research on their head, searching not for treatments but for ways to prevent disease entirely.
Bereavement in pregnancy affects child
The scholars said that their study contributes to the research documenting a causal link between fetal stress exposure and mental health later in life.
PET tracer predicts success of cancer ‘vaccine’
With a radioactive tracer, scientists can use a PET scan to quickly tell whether a cancer immunotherapy will be effective or not, according to a new Stanford study.
Reducing tapeworm infection in kids
Tapeworm infection from eating contaminated pork can damage the brain, causing learning impairments and possibly enforcing cycles of poverty. A Stanford study is the first to look at infection rates within schools and propose solutions targeting children.
Sheila Dolezal wins Amy J. Blue Award
Sheila Dolezal, the director of finance and administration in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the School of Medicine, will receive a 2018 Amy J. Blue Award at a ceremony May 15.
Stanley Falkow dies at 84
“A giant in the field of microbiology,” the Stanford researcher identified the mechanisms by which antibiotic resistance spreads and played a key role in the development of DNA cloning.