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  • Pathologist Kempson dies at 92

    Kempson, a founding member of the surgical pathology department, was an inspiring teacher and mentor to hundreds of trainees.

  • 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.

  • LeRoy Heinrichs dies at 90

    The Stanford Medicine professor emeritus of obstetrics and gynecology was an early adopter of less invasive surgical techniques, a pioneer in treating infertility and an evangelist for virtual medical training.

  • New National Academy of Medicine members

    Grace Lee, Crystal Mackall, Paul Mischel, Kari Nadeau, Anthony Oro and Krishna Shenoy are among the 100 members elected this year to the National Academy of Medicine.

  • Drug eases opioid withdrawal in babies

    In a new clinical trial, Stanford Medicine researchers found that a commonly used anti-nausea drug could reduce the severity of opioid withdrawal in newborns.

  • Brain cell transplantation aids research

    Lab-grown clusters of human brain cells integrate so well into young rats’ brains they enable researchers to study neurodevelopmental disorders’ molecular and circuit underpinnings.

  • New biomedical physics doctoral program

    A new PhD program, hosted by the departments of radiology and radiation oncology, trains students in technologies used for therapy and diagnostics.

  • Improving end-of-life care for kids

    Research into medical decisions for children with terminal illnesses can be improved by sensitively tapping the expertise of families who have lost a child, according to Stanford Medicine experts.

  • Bioethicists support researchers

    In the five decades since the emergence of recombinant DNA technology, researchers at Stanford Medicine have benefited from the close involvement of bioethics experts.

  • Bertozzi research advances medicine

    Bertozzi’s chemistry expertise advances research into cancer immunotherapies, tumor biology and COVID-19.

  • What to know about polio

    The first polio case in the U.S. since 2013 emerged in July, and cases have increased abroad. Yvonne Maldonado answers questions about the virus and its impacts.

  • Black boxes in operating rooms

    High-tech monitoring system, inspired by the aviation industry, is designed to capture what’s happening during surgical procedures to improve training and promote a culture of safety.


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