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

After a monthslong battle at age 17 with acute myeloid leukemia, David Llano, now 23, decided to pursue a career as a child-life specialist helping teens cope with cancer. 

Our scientists have launched dozens of research projects as part of the global response to COVID-19. Some aim to prevent, diagnose and treat the disease; others aim to understand how it spreads and how people’s immune systems respond to it.

On KQED's "Forum," Black medical workers spoke about the new awareness of racism, and how writing helps them process their emotions.

Researchers want to determine whether favipiravir is effective in reducing the severity of symptoms and shortening the duration of COVID-19.

A pioneering researcher, clinician, and teacher, Dement founded the field of sleep medicine.