In a mouse study led by Stanford Medicine scientists, a drug made mammalian pain receptors more like those in birds — and more resistant to some forms of pain.
Cells in the adult liver were thought to divide rarely. But a study led by Stanford Medicine researchers found intermittent fasting causes rapid cell division.
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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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SLAC/Stanford researchers discover how a nano-chamber in the cell directs protein folding
The results challenge a 70-year-old theory of how proteins fold in our cells and have profound implications for treating diseases linked to protein misfolding.
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Eight Physicians From Stanford Medicine Children’s Health to Be Recognized as Members of the American Pediatric Society
The American Pediatric Society has announced that eight physicians from Stanford Medicine Children’s Health will be recognized as new APS members in 2023.