• Why did the tree cross the road?

    Weighing more than 550,000 pounds, the tree was relocated earlier this month to make room for the planned BioMedical Innovations Building.

  • Cancer therapy may work in unexpected way

    An antibody to the cell receptor PD-1 may launch a two-pronged assault on cancer by initiating attacks by both T cells and macrophages, a Stanford study has found.

  • Conference on children, immigration

    The Child Health and Immigration Conference on May 25 will bring together Stanford researchers, policymakers and community leaders to discuss the effects of immigration policies on kids.

  • First possible drug treatment for lymphedema

    Collaboration between two Stanford labs has resulted in the discovery of a molecular cause for lymphedema and the first possible drug treatment for it.

  • Town hall introduces planning project

    Stanford Medicine and the university have begun long-term strategic planning initiatives, which welcome faculty, staff and student participation.

  • New Packard Children’s Hospital to open in December

    More than doubling its current size, the expanded Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford will transform the patient experience through family-centered design and technological innovation, while setting new standards for sustainability in hospital design.

  • Crowdsourcing autism data

    Many areas across the globe have few autism experts, leading to delayed care for kids who live there. Stanford scientists have launched a crowdsourcing project to pinpoint such geographic gaps, and find ways to fill them.

  • Dementia care falls mainly on women

    As the population ages, a surge in patients with dementia will place an inordinate burden on working women, risking “hard-fought gains for equality in the workplace,” according to Stanford researchers.

  • Medical students present research projects

    Juggling medical school and scientific research, Stanford students came together in a poster board competition to show the depth and breadth of their projects, from global health to stem cells.

  • Stanford art students get an anatomy lesson

    Historical curator Drew Bourn of Lane Medical Library recently reveals how a 16th-century anatomy book revolutionized medical education.

2024 ISSUE 1

Psychiatry’s new frontiers