While cardiac sphericity was the focus of Stanford Medicine-led research, the possibility of data science expanding the reach of biomedical science was its true core, researchers say.
James Whitlock, MD, a professor emeritus of molecular pharmacology (now chemical and systems biology), who discovered the negative effects of dioxin on the human body, died at home.
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Leaders pledge to address climate change
A roundtable at the White House on reducing the health care industry’s climate-warming emissions includes leaders from Stanford Medicine.
Older, younger kids equally OK with phones
Stanford Medicine researchers did not find a connection between the age children acquired their first cell phone and their sleep patterns, depression symptoms or grades.
Psychiatrist Hans Steiner dies at 76
The Stanford Medicine psychiatrist was an expert in the development of psychopathologies and a beloved mentor to many.
Shebani Sethi on metabolic psychiatry
A specialist in psychiatry and obesity describes how metabolic disorders affect the brain and how nutrition can help patients with mental illness.
Antibody treatment rejuvenates stem cells
Old muscle stem cells express high levels of the cancer-associated molecule CD47. Blocking a pathway mediated by CD47 restored strength to old mice in a Stanford Medicine study.
Stanford Health Care’s technology honor
Stanford Health Care earned a Most Wired recognition for using outstanding technology in ambulatory and acute care.
Mice with diabetes regain blood sugar control
A technique developed at Stanford Medicine allows mice with diabetes to accept unmatched islet cells and durably restores blood sugar control without immunosuppression or graft-versus-host disease.
Dialysis timing affects surgery risks
Performing surgery days after dialysis was associated with a higher mortality risk; same-day dialysis decreased risk, Stanford Medicine researchers found.
An evening to celebrate queer joy
An Evening of Queer Joy, formerly known as the LGBTQ+ Forum, showcases the spectrum of emotions experienced by queer people.
Predicting immunity from vaccination
A gene signature seen in antibody-producing cells in the blood of vaccinated study participants could expedite vaccine development.
McGovern receives health equity grants
The funding will help McGovern and his Stanford Medicine colleagues research ways to improve health care equity among under-resourced communities.
Pathologist Kempson dies at 92
Kempson, a founding member of the surgical pathology department, was an inspiring teacher and mentor to hundreds of trainees.
How social factors make or break us
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Dr. Bonnie Maldonado discusses her journey from first-generation college student to renowned pediatric infectious disease specialist and global health leader
When Yvonne (Bonnie) Maldonado, MD, was a high school student in Los Angeles, she and her best friend decided to visit UCLA to see what college was all about. To Maldonado, the enormous campus struck her as a city unto itself—huge, but exciting.
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Stanford Researchers Recommend Stronger Oversight of Risky Research on Pathogens
In Science magazine, Stanford researchers Megan Palmer and David Relman are among co-authors recommending a reset of U.S. and global policy to address the gaps and challenges of current guidance.
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