Nicotine-mimicking molecules as medicine?
Stanford researchers discovered that a receptor that binds to nicotine and to clusters of beta-amyloid molecules is found on certain types of immune cells that can act as suppressors and regulators of the immune system.
Med program for teens turns 30
More than 700 students, 30 summers, zero tuition: The no-cost Stanford Medical Youth Science Program helps aspiring low-income teens begin their journey toward careers in the medical and health sciences.
Impaired reward circuitry in autism
Deficits in the brain’s reward circuit are linked to social deficits in children with autism and may point the way toward better treatments, according to a new Stanford study.
New protein essential for making stem cells
The discovery by Stanford scientists drills a peephole into the black box of cellular reprogramming and may lead to new ways to generate induced pluripotent stem cells in the laboratory.
How a magnetized wire attracts tumor cells
Scientists at Stanford used the wire to capture free-floating tumor cells in the blood, a technique that soon could be used in humans to yield an earlier cancer diagnosis.
Teams are taking part in a Stanford competition to train virtual musculoskeletal models with a prosthetic leg to walk and run.
Strong minds, strong bodies, hard hats
Construction workers at the new Stanford Hospital practice yoga together twice a week.
New test for measuring aldehydes
Fanconi anemia is a rare but deadly disease thought to be the result of aldehyde-induced DNA damage. Now, Stanford researchers are developing a test that could help kids with the disease and millions more with related conditions.
Physician burnout linked to medical error
The epidemic of physician burnout may be the source of even more medical errors than unsafe medical workplace conditions, a new study led by Stanford researchers has found.
New leadership at children’s health foundation
Cynthia Brandt Stover, who led the Smithsonian Institution’s first-ever comprehensive fundraising campaign, will lead a 98-member staff at the foundation.
Study solves mystery of genetic mutation
Stanford researchers used genetic-editing tools and stem cell technology to uncover whether a genetic mutation linked to a heart rhythm disorder was benign or pathogenic.
Longtime employees honored
A School of Medicine lab technician and maintenance person were recognized for 45 years of employment at the university during the Cardinal at Work Celebrating Staff Careers event.
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