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  • Awards for COVID-19 project, media work

    A COVID-19 remembrance project, two videos, an article about bad brain cells and Stanford Medicine magazine have been recognized by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.

  • Improving clinical trial diversity

    The American Heart Association has provided funding to two Stanford Medicine professors to develop ways to diversify enrollment in heart disease clinical trials.

  • COVID vaccine approved for young kids

    Children as young as 6 months can now receive the Pfizer BioNTech and Moderna mRNA vaccines.

  • Immunosuppression-free kidney transplant

    Using a method they developed for stem cell transplants, a Stanford team has enabled children with immune disorders to receive a new immune system and a matching kidney from a parent.

  • $13 million for cancer research

    The funding, from Cancer Grand Challenges, will help the researchers address difficult problems in cancer prevention, treatment-resistant cancers and therapies for pediatric solid tumors.

  • ‘Anti-hunger’ molecule discovered

    Stanford Medicine researchers and their collaborators have identified a molecule that staves off hunger post-exercise.

  • Jeffrey Glenn receives $69 million grant

    Stanford Medicine’s SyneRx will develop drugs to fight viral pathogens with high pandemic potential, including the one that causes COVID-19.

  • 1,000+genes linked to severe COVID-19

    Using machine learning, researchers from Stanford Medicine and their collaborators found specific genetic signals in people who develop severe coronavirus infection.

  • COVID-19 brain fog similar to chemo brain

    Researchers found that damage to the brain’s white matter after COVID-19 resembles that seen after cancer chemotherapy, raising hope for treatments to help both conditions.

  • Graduates celebrate in person again

    Doctoral, medical and physician assistant students hear messages of hope and compassion as they celebrate graduation.

  • Awards celebrate teaching, patient care

    More than 40 awards were given to faculty, staff, residents and students at Stanford Medicine in recognition of their outstanding contributions during the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • What to know about monkeypox

    The monkeypox virus is normally endemic to Africa but has recently been found on other continents. It spreads through prolonged, direct contact with infected people or their bedding, clothing and towels.


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