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Precision Health News
Identifying familial hypercholesterolemia
Stanford scientists and their collaborators have devised an algorithm to predict the risk of a disease that, untreated, can lead to heart attack or stroke.
Brain networks predict PTSD treatment success
Clinicians may be able to determine whether people with post-traumatic stress disorder will respond to psychotherapy by analyzing a key brain network and memory, according to Stanford researchers.
Immune cell-based cancer diagnostics
Stanford scientists were able to engineer immune cells known as macrophages to detect and flag cancer in mice. The researchers hope the technique can be used for early cancer diagnostics in humans.
Stanford, Apple Collaborate on Heart Study
Stanford Medicine has joined with Apple in an innovative research study using data from Apple Watch to identify irregular heart rhythms, including those from potentially serious heart conditions like atrial fibrillation.
Stanford Medicine Events
April 24, 2019 CERC Event Reducing the Cost of Great Care: Pathways to Value
April 24, 2019 #DenimDayatStanford LKSC Lobby
April 27, 2019 Asian Community Health and Culture Fair Afternoon of Food, Fun and Talks
April 27, 2019 Beyond the Farm Service Day LifeMoves - Creating Welcome Baskets for the Homeless
April 27, 2019 Asian Community Health and Culture Fair McCaw Hall and Fisher Center at the Arrillaga Alumni Center