Decision scientist seeks hepatitis B solutions
Mehlika Toy merged her interests in infectious diseases and mathematics to forge a career in decision science. She builds models to estimate the impact of clinical interventions to inform health policy.
Biohub funds new research efforts
Stanford faculty are helping to lead collaborative research teams funded by the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub.
Digital mosaic for Stanford Hospital
Thousands of drawings are being collected and will be assembled into a digital mosaic depicting the new hospital that will open in 2019.
Eight researchers awarded NIH grants
The Stanford scientists will receive $32 million over five years to fund explorations of cancer, the brain, the aging process, chromosomes and the development of cells.
Artandi to lead Stanford Cancer Institute
A cancer biologist, Artandi studies the role of telomerase in stem cells and cancer. He replaces outgoing director Beverly Mitchell.
Mutations point to possible drug targets
Genetic data from nearly 300,000 patients has helped scientists find new potential drug targets for heart disease and diabetes, while shedding more light on the genetics of cholesterol, according to a new study.
University statement on Measure F in Palo Alto
The university is opposing the ballot initiative because of the effect it would have on Stanford Health Care.
Q&A: Measure F and Stanford Health Care
An initiative on the November ballot in the City of Palo Alto would significantly affect the delivery of health care within the city, including at Stanford Health Care. Three university leaders discuss the issues behind the initiative and the impacts they foresee.
New PhD students welcomed with lab coats
Incoming graduate students in the biosciences at Stanford were welcomed Sept. 24 with white lab coats bestowed by the Stanford Medicine Alumni Association.
Height may contribute to varicose veins
In the largest genetic study of varicose veins ever completed, Stanford researchers and their collaborators provide evidence that being tall is a risk factor for the condition.