How social factors make or break us

Using pulses of light to control heart rate, Stanford researchers investigate a long-standing mystery about how physical states influence emotions.

A leader in the biomedical revolution, Stanford Medicine has a long tradition of leadership in pioneering research, creative teaching protocols and effective clinical therapies.

Developing the right treatment for long COVID depends on figuring out what’s causing it. Stanford Medicine researchers are bent on learning more about the people who have it to find out.

Seven women from Stanford Medicine share their passion for advocacy work outside of their roles, and why it matters to them.

Researchers found that when they turned cancer cells into immune cells, they were able to teach other immune cells how to attack cancer.

A genetic risk factor found virtually exclusively among people of at least partial African ancestry substantially boosts the risk of incurring Alzheimer’s disease — but only sometimes.

Researchers are exploring the ethical and legal considerations of the smart toilet, which detects disease through waste.