Topic List : Technology
Deisseroth awarded Heineken Prize
Karl Deisseroth was awarded the prize for developing optogenetics, which enables remote manipulation of nerve cells using light, and hydrogel-tissue chemistry, which lets light and molecular probes travel through biological tissue…
Grant to study digital heart-health tools
The award will fund a research program for heart-health technology and a clinical trial for treating hypertension in black and Hispanic participants and in drivers for ride-hailing companies.
COVID-19 patient care via iPad
Isolated COVID-19 patients benefit from interaction via iPad in Stanford Health Care’s Marc and Laura Andreessen Emergency Department.
COVID-19 survey launched
A Stanford Medicine survey that aims to help researchers understand how COVID-19 is affecting people’s lives has been built into a smartphone app designed to screen patients at coronavirus testing sites.
Building rapid-response ventilators
An effort to design and build simplified ventilators for patients with severe cases of COVID-19 is being led by researchers at Stanford.
Wearable devices for predicting illness?
Researchers from Stanford Medicine and their collaborators aim to predict the onset of viral infection through data provided by wearable technology. What they need now are participants.
Stanford develops antibody test for coronavirus
The new test screens for antibodies to the virus in plasma, the liquid in blood, to provide information about a person’s immune response to an infection.
Daily health survey for COVID-19 launched
Stanford Medicine scientists have launched a national daily health survey to identify the prevalence of COVID-19 symptoms in communities across the United States. The goal is to predict surges and enable more informed response efforts.
Priority COVID-19 testing for first responders
Stanford Medicine is offering high-priority COVID-19 testing and a new screening and informational app, built with the support of Apple, to local police, firefighters and paramedics.
AHA chief on research, health equity and more
Robert Harrington, the new president of the American Heart Association, recently discussed his views on technology and diversity in medicine.