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Precision Health News
Tumor rejection requires coordinated immune response
Effective anti-tumor activity requires a systemic, rather than only a local, immune response at the tumor site. A Stanford study may help clinicians pinpoint why only some cancer patients respond to immunotherapies.
GPS for tracking immune cells
In the culmination of a 10-year-long effort, researchers have demonstrated the first visualization of human immune cells as they track down brain tumor cells in living patients.
Toxic brain cells may drive neurologic disease
Astrocytes, star-shaped cells in the central nervous system, are essential to the survival and healthy function of brain neurons. But aberrant astrocytes may be driving neurodegenerative disorders.
Stanford Medicine Events
Essentials of Clinical Research at Stanford
11 sessions on Thursdays, Nov. 10 thru Mar. 23
15th Annual Community Health Symposium
Keynote Speaker: Monica McLemore, PhD, MPH, RN
Holiday Open House 2017
How to Master Your Time Like a CEO
(Second session added due to high demand) Li Ka Shing Center, room LK101/102
Developing Effective Sexual Assault Preventive Interventions
Stanford Humanities Center