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March 21 - Christina Khan and Darcy Swisher on Heartbeats and Hiccups
Christina Khan and Darcy Swisher discuss their advocacy work and how their passion to help patients fuels them to go above and beyond their medical responsibilities. Read more and watch the video.
March 20 - Translating neuroscience advances to real-world uses
The Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute and Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign are pleased to announce their fifth round of Neuroscience:Translate awards, which support teams of researchers collaborating across disciplinary boundaries in the neurosciences to develop practical solutions to address unmet clinical needs. Read more.
March 17 - Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert appointed to PCORI Methodology Committee
Goldhaber-Fiebert, PhD, is a professor of health policy and faculty affiliate of the Stanford Center on Longevity, as well as co-founder of the SC-COSMO consortium and the Stanford Justice Health Initiative. As a decision scientist and mathematical simulation modeler, his work focuses on complex policy decisions that impact the prevention, detection, treatment and management of diseases, as well as developing better methods for performing such analyses. Learn more.
March 16 - Matthew Porteus, MD, PhD, named Director of the CDCM
The Stanford Center for Definitive and Curative Medicine (CDCM) has announced that Matthew Porteus, MD, PhD, professor of definitive and curative medicine, has succeeded Maria Grazia Roncarolo, MD, professor of pediatrics and of medicine, as its director. Dr. Roncarolo had served as the CDCM’s founding director since 2016, helping it become a world leader in translating discoveries into stem cell and gene therapies for people with genetic diseases. Read more.
Feb. 15, 2023 - Ways to support earthquake relief efforts in Turkey and Syria
We have compiled some resources to support the relief efforts, as well as information on how Stanford Medicine is helping and related news. Learn more on StanfordMed TODAY.
April 4, 2022 - Stanford Medicine resources in support of Ukraine
We want to acknowledge those who have reached out about the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the country’s rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation. Please refer to this list if you are seeking ways to support Ukraine, created by our colleagues at the Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health.
Feb. 7, 2022 - One-stop resource: respiratory illness-related updates
This one-stop shop has been curated for Stanford Medicine employees to reference the latest COVID-19 testing, isolation and booster updates. Please use this page to find the most current information.
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Using pulses of light to control heart rate, Stanford Medicine researchers investigate a long-standing mystery about how physical states influence emotions.
Stanford Medicine scientists transform cancer cells into weapons against cancer
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