Effort to help teens with severe mental disorders
Stanford Children’s Health and the Children’s Health Council have launched RISE, an intensive mental health outpatient program for adolescents ages 14-18.
State of Stanford Medicine in 2018
At this year’s State of Stanford Medicine event, the dean, hospital CEOs and a special guest shared their reflections on the strengths and challenges of the medical center today.
Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza dies at 96
Cavalli-Sforza helped create the field of genetic geography and was one of the founders of cultural evolution, a theory that social change resembles a Darwinian evolutionary process.
Height may contribute to varicose veins
In the largest genetic study of varicose veins ever completed, Stanford researchers and their collaborators provide evidence that being tall is a risk factor for the condition.
Human skeletal stem cell identified
Identification of the human skeletal stem cell by Stanford scientists could pave the way for regenerative treatments for bone fractures, arthritis and joint injuries.
Human ‘exposome’ revealed
Stanford scientists have measured the human “exposome,” or the particulates, chemicals and microbes that individually swaddle us all, in unprecedented detail.
Head, neck position affects concussion risk
The way the head and neck are positioned during a head-on impact may significantly affect the risk of concussion, but tensed up neck muscles seem to offer far less protection, Stanford researchers found.
Grant funds tobacco policy research
Scientists at Stanford and two other universities have received a five-year, $11.6 million grant to conduct research on policies related to tobacco retail sales.
Students-faculty pairs awarded diversity grants
Two graduate students and their respective faculty advisers were awarded grants for scientific leadership and dedication to diversity and inclusion in the sciences.
Awards for clinician-scientists
Four early-career clinician-scientists have received awards from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation for their expertise and promise in biomedical research and clinical care.
‘Cascade’ testing identifies relatives at risk
An online effort coupled with lower costs significantly increased the proportion of cancer patients’ relatives who chose to undergo genetic testing for cancer-associated mutations in Stanford study.
‘Discovery Curriculum’ launched
A redesigned curriculum for Stanford medical students is now being fully implemented. It provides new courses, more flexibility and financial incentives for pursuing long-term research.
Magazine explores vision of Stanford Medicine
The summer issue of Stanford Medicine highlights research and programs that reflect a shared vision for the future of the School of Medicine, Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.
Leading in Precision Health
Stanford Medicine is leading the biomedical revolution in precision health, defining and developing the next generation of care that is proactive, predictive and precise.
A Legacy of Innovation
Stanford Medicine's unrivaled atmosphere of breakthrough thinking and interdisciplinary collaboration has fueled a long history of achievements.