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  • Spectrum awards $1.74 million in grants

    Stanford’s clinical and translational research center has awarded funding to teams of multidisciplinary investigators who are tackling health care problems through novel approaches.

  • Global health seed grants announced

    The Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health has awarded funding to six multidisciplinary research teams to jump-start novel efforts to address global health challenges.

  • Maternal, child health research grants made

    The Stanford institute’s grant program funds projects that support innovative clinical and translational research on maternal and child health.

  • Ophthalmology to receive $300,000 grant

    The nonprofit Research to Prevent Blindness has made a four-year grant to Stanford’s Department of Ophthalmology.

  • Deisseroth wins Harvey Prize

    Karl Deisseroth is one of two recipients of the 2016 Harvey Prize in Human Health, which is being awarded for the development of optogenetics.

  • Rat-grown pancreases help save diabetic mice

    Growing organs from one species in the body of another may one day relieve transplant shortages. Now researchers show that islets from rat-grown mouse pancreases can reverse disease when transplanted into diabetic mice.

  • Five faculty members elected to ASCI

    Ash Alizadeh, Maximilian Diehn, Brian Feldman, Aida Habtezion and Ravindra Majeti were elected to the medical honor society.

  • Leslee Subak is new chair of ob/gyn

    Subak, who earned her medical degree at Stanford, is an expert in urogynecology, particularly in researching and treating urinary incontinence in women.

  • Tumor rejection requires coordinated immune response

    Effective anti-tumor activity requires a systemic, rather than only a local, immune response at the tumor site. A Stanford study may help clinicians pinpoint why only some cancer patients respond to immunotherapies.

  • GPS for tracking immune cells

    In the culmination of a 10-year-long effort, researchers have demonstrated the first visualization of human immune cells as they track down brain tumor cells in living patients.


2021 ISSUE 2

Unlocking the secrets of the brain

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