Dr. Robert Rouse

Dear Colleagues,

I am saddened to inform you that our long-time colleague and friend, Dr. Robert Rouse, passed away last weekend.

Bob was an outstanding general surgical pathologist and a pillar of our department, providing expertise on GI, thymomas, and immunohistochemistry ...

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Modern Medicine Challenges the Crucial Bond Between Doctors and Patients

Dr. Kimberly Allison, Stanford Pathologlist

The discovery that she had the disease she devotes her career to studying was “like Alice in Wonderland, falling down the rabbit hole."

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Stanford Pathology Research Retreat

The Stanford Pathology annual research retreat is to be held on October 6, 2018. Registration opens on July 18, 2018.

The purpose of the retreat is to permit all of the Pathology department's graduate students, rotating medical students, post-sophomore fellows, residents, clinical fellows, postdoctoral fellows, research associates, instructors, faculty, including clinical educators, senior research scientists, and the new MSTP students at the School of Medicine, to become more familiar with the research that is being conducted in the department, including basic, translational and clinical projects. We hope this will facilitate new opportunities for collaborative studies and research training, as well as enhance prospects for additional funding of such activities.

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Researchers use long-read genome sequencing for first time in a patient

When Ricky Ramon was 7, he went for a routine checkup. The pediatrician, who lingered over his heartbeat, sent him for a chest X-ray, which revealed a benign tumor in the top-left chamber of his heart. For Ramon, it was the beginning of a long series of medical appointments, procedures and surgeries that would span nearly two decades.

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Two young cancer researchers receive awards from Parker Institute

Two young investigators at the School of Medicine have received awards from the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy to advance their research and further their careers in the field of cancer immunotherapy.

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Annual awards honor outstanding teaching, patient care

Toward the end of spring quarter, nearly 40 faculty, staff members, residents and students were recognized with 2017 awards for outstanding contributions to the Stanford Medicine community.

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