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  • Blood test identifies infections

    A diagnostic test developed by Stanford Medicine scientists can separate bacterial and viral infections with 90% accuracy, the first to meet standards set by the World Health Organization.

  • Shoshana Levy dies

    Shoshana Levy discovered a family of molecules called tetraspanins, launching a new field of cancer research. She was an active researcher, collaborator and mentor at Stanford Medicine for nearly three decades.

  • Translational research master’s program

    A new Stanford School of Medicine master’s program trains students in taking basic science research findings from the lab to patient care.

  • Gel treatment heals blistering wounds

    Researchers find that a gel tested in patients with a life-threatening blistering skin disease helps wounds heal. The gel — the first topical gene therapy — awaits FDA approval.

  • Possible new way to kill cancer cells

    After finding long, repetitive sequences in the genomes of seven kinds of cancer, researchers at Stanford Medicine and their colleagues developed a molecule that curbed their production.

  • Hepatitis C treatment low

    Antiviral medicine eliminates hepatitis C in 97% of patients, but Stanford Medicine researchers and colleagues find that many don’t receive the treatment.

  • Predicting preeclampsia from urine, blood

    Biological molecules in urine and gene-activity signals in blood can predict early in pregnancy which women develop preeclampsia, Stanford Medicine researchers found.

  • Liver exchange eases shortage of organs

    A rare three-way exchange of liver transplants in Pakistan was made possible with a new algorithm developed by a Stanford Medicine student.

  • Stanford hospitals earn top honors

    A leader in U.S. hospital quality ratings has given Stanford Health Care and Stanford Health Care Tri-Valley top grades for safety. Stanford Health Care was also named a top teaching hospital.

  • Anatomic pathology goes paperless

    Stanford Health Care has launched a software system that streamlines the pathologic examination of tissues and body fluids, from collection to reporting results.

  • Infants do better with buprenorphine

    Stanford Medicine and Harvard researchers found that buprenorphine for opioid use disorder treatment during pregnancy was linked to better outcomes for newborns than methadone.

  • 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.


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