News & Research

  • Step toward growing organs

    Researchers have shown initial viability of an embryo that contains both chimpanzee and macaque cells in a preliminary study that explores the feasibility of primate organ genesis.

  • Blood sugar control helps teens’ brains

    Diabetes treatment technology improved teenagers’ blood sugar levels and benefited their brain structure and function, according to a study led by Stanford Medicine researchers.

  • White coats mark beginning of study

    Stanford Medicine MD and PA students from diverse backgrounds commemorate their past and future at this year’s white coat ceremonies.

  • Expert committee on reproductive health

    A new Stanford Medicine committee is addressing medical, equity, safety, legal and other concerns arising from the Supreme Court ruling on abortion.

  • Viral genome packing key in replication

    Disrupting a virus’s genome packaging can halt replication and jumpstart a natural immune response against subsequent exposures, a Stanford Medicine study finds.

  • Lowering health care billing costs

    Stanford researchers and colleagues find ways to lower health care administration costs within the U.S. multipayer system by analyzing other countries’ approaches.

  • Epilepsy linked to mood symptoms in pregnancy

    Stanford-led study gives new insight into how epilepsy, pregnancy and symptoms of mood disorders interact.

  • Cancer tolerated by immune system

    Cancer cells in the lymph nodes trick the immune system into tolerating their presence and welcoming metastasis, a pair of Stanford studies find. Blocking this process could stop cancer’s spread.

  • Chief diversity and inclusion officer

    Joyce Sackey, advocate and leader of inclusive excellence, will join Stanford Medicine as its inaugural chief diversity and inclusion officer.

  • New pediatric emergency department opens

    The Stanford Medicine Pediatric Emergency Department opened Aug. 10. The child-centered space puts kids at ease while medical professionals deliver advanced care.

  • Reshuffling liver transplant waitlist

    An updated scoring system developed by Stanford Medicine researchers will more accurately prioritize patients on the liver transplant waiting list based on medical urgency.

  • Magazine explores molecules within us

    The new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine features articles about the molecules that make us who we are and how understanding them can lead to medical discoveries and innovations.


2022 ISSUE 1

Understanding the world within us

Stanford Medicine's blog about health, medicine, science & innovators


Other Stanford
Medicine News

  • – Stanford Report

    NIH High-Risk, High-Reward grants awarded to Stanford researchers

    This year’s awardees are delving deeper into health care algorithms, advancing the production of 3D-printed organs, engineering bacteria to supercharge immune response, and much more.

  • – Department of
    Cardiothoracic Surgery

    Assessing bias in patient safety reporting systems

    Researchers at the Stanford School of Medicine find that bias may be present in patient safety reporting systems, a method for reporting incidents related to medical errors that can result in harm to patients.


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