While cardiac sphericity was the focus of Stanford Medicine-led research, the possibility of data science expanding the reach of biomedical science was its true core, researchers say.
James Whitlock, MD, a professor emeritus of molecular pharmacology (now chemical and systems biology), who discovered the negative effects of dioxin on the human body, died at home.
News & Research
Osteoarthritis linked to allergic inflammation
A connection found between asthma, eczema and osteoarthritis indicates that drugs to treat allergic conditions could be used in future studies aimed at slowing the progression of osteoarthritis.
Myc-caused sugar changes protect cancers
A novel Stanford School of Medicine partnership uncovers a direct link between a cancer-associated gene, Myc, and sugar patterns on cancer cell surfaces that tell immune cells to stand down.
Match Day celebration
“So excited I had to fight back tears”: Stanford School of Medicine students celebrate the next phase in their journey toward becoming full-fledged physicians.
Bryan Myers dies at 86
The Stanford Medicine professor emeritus of nephrology was chief of the Division of Nephrology for nearly 20 years, training nephrologists who now practice around the world.
State of Stanford Medicine
At the annual state of Stanford Medicine address, leaders unveiled plans to refresh the integrated strategic plan and to continue implementing the Commission on Justice and Equity’s recommendations.
Stanford Medicine gives to the community
Stanford Medicine donated more than $950 million in funds and services during the 2022 fiscal year, focusing on access to health care, housing and nutrition.
Long-COVID clinical trials underway
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.
New app detects mpox
Researchers were able to devise an app that can determine which skin lesions are caused by mpox with an accuracy of 90%.
Racing heart drives anxiety in mice
Using pulses of light to control heart rate, Stanford Medicine researchers investigate a long-standing mystery about how physical states influence emotions.
Cancer cells become cancer cure
Researchers found that when they turned cancer cells into immune cells, they were able to teach other immune cells how to attack cancer.
Hemorrhage toolkit is cost-effective
A statewide quality-improvement project to treat excessive bleeding during childbirth averts $9 million annually in California’s health care costs, a Stanford Medicine-led study found.
Cyclotron director dies at 43
The director of the Stanford Medicine cyclotron and radiochemistry facility died on Jan. 25. He created novel radiotracers for clinical and research use.
How social factors make or break us
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Researchers invent a tool to create high-resolution maps of gene activity
The technique opens a path to improved diagnostics and therapies.
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Engagement projects center on community needs
The awards encourage collaborations that bring communities together to identify issues that Stanford faculty, staff, and research can help address. This year’s projects will apply research and education on multiple fronts, from housing to indigenous land stewardship to health disparity.
is focused on serving our community with courage, compassion, and innovation. Comprised of Stanford Children’s Health, Stanford School of Medicine, and Stanford Health Care, we’re bringing our collective strength in research, education, and clinical care to the fight against COVID-19 within the Bay Area and around the world.