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  • A legacy of care in the Tri-Valley

    Launched by residents and leaders of the Tri-Valley eager for robust local health care, Valley Memorial Hospital, now Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare, celebrates 60 years of service to its community.

  • Award for promoting caregivers’ well-being

    Stanford Medicine is the only organization to receive the American Medical Association’s gold-level award every year it has been given.

  • Stanford Biodesign turns 20

    A training program for health technology innovators, the center has generated medical technologies that have helped millions of patients and inspired similar training programs worldwide.

  • Surgery for hard-to-treat atrial fibrillation

    Silas Richardson was in the hospital with a heart rhythm disorder that his doctors couldn’t get under control. Surgery at Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare solved the problem.

  • ValleyCare’s future of high-tech healing

    Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare is harnessing advanced technology to provide state-of-the-art care to patients in the East Bay.

  • Breast cancer mutations don’t lower survival rates

    Newly diagnosed breast or ovarian cancer patients who carry common cancer-associated mutations have similar or better short-term survival rates than those with no mutations, researchers report.

  • New bioscience students welcomed

    First-year graduate students in the biosciences donned lab coats provided by the Stanford Medicine Alumni Association at a ceremony marking the beginning of their studies.

  • Michelle Monje awarded 'genius grant'

    The neuroscientist and pediatric neuro-oncologist is being recognized for her work to understand healthy brain development and create therapies for a group of lethal brain tumors.

  • Stroke center fills critical care need

    Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare's stroke program is recognized for its commitment to meeting rigorous national standards of stroke care.

  • Karl Deisseroth wins Lasker award

    Discoveries by Deisseroth and his two co-recipients regarding microbial light-activated molecules led to his development of a way to manipulate selected neurons in living animals to observe changes in their behavior.


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