Family & Community Medicine

Family & Community Medicine

Stanford Family Medicine strives to engage in and promote primary care and prevention research focused on local, regional, national and international health issues. Faculty in the O'Connor Family Medicine Residency, Primary Care Associate Program, Stanford Geriatric Education Center, Stanford Family Medicine Clinic,  Area Health Education Center and others conduct research in chronic care, personalized medicine, epidemiology, ethnogeriatrics, education,  integrative medicine and community health.


Family & Community Medicine News

  • CAR-T cells for pediatric solid tumors

    In mouse studies, a Stanford-led team has developed an engineered immune cell that eliminates several types of childhood tumors. The innovation may help patients with relapsed or metastatic disease.


  • Social- versus food-related brain cells

    Researchers at Stanford demonstrated that direct stimulation of fewer than two dozen neurons linked to social interaction was enough to suppress a mouse’s drive to feed itself.


  • Despite MS, Eric Sibley prevails

    Eric Sibley was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis just as his career in pediatric gastroenterology was taking off. But in his unique circumstances, he unlocked his potential as an academic advisor and role model.



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