• Siblings get double-lung transplants

    David Diaz, 9, who has cystic fibrosis, received a pair of new lungs three years after his sister, who also has CF, underwent a double-lung transplantation.

  • Mike Baiocchi wins Rosenkranz Prize

    A Stanford Medicine statistician and his team are conducting a large, randomized trial to gather quantitative evidence about the effectiveness of a rape-prevention program in Africa.

  • Prominent autism researcher joins Stanford

    Lynn Koegel, who developed an early intervention for autism that taps children’s own motivations, began work at the School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital this month.

  • Supersize your ideas at the HIVE

    A room featuring a 10-by-24-foot ultra-high-resolution display can be reserved by university faculty and staff for uses such as interactive instruction, teleconferences, collaborative data analysis and thesis defenses.

  • Virtual tour of the brain

    Stanford Medicine is using a new software system that combines imaging from MRIs, CT scans and angiograms to create a three-dimensional model that physicians and patients can see and manipulate — just like a virtual reality game.

  • Which autistic kids does oxytocin help?

    The brain hormone may help treat social impairments in children with autism whose baseline oxytocin levels are low before treatment, according to new Stanford findings.

  • Ibuprofen linked to kidney injury in ultramarathoners

    The common practice of taking ibuprofen for pain relief while competing in ultramarathons causes an increased risk of acute kidney injury, a Stanford study says.

  • Shorter bones linked to arthritis risk

    Humans in Europe and Asia evolved to have shorter bones and an increased risk of osteoarthritis, a trade-off that may have helped them in colder climates, Stanford researchers say.

2024 ISSUE 1

Psychiatry’s new frontiers