• New medical students have diverse backgrounds

    Stanford's Office of MD Admissions looks for applicants with the potential to shine in the classroom and the clinic, as well as with the qualities of a future leader in health care.

  • Physician-assistant students welcomed

    Stanford’s new 30-month program emphasizes training for physician assistants alongside medical students for coursework and clinical care.

  • New online health education initiative launched

    Stanford seeks to improve global health through a new online medical training initiative for people of all skill levels.

  • Newborns’ dads keep getting older

    While data on the moms of newborn American children has been abundant, equivalent data on dads hasn’t — a gap that Stanford scientists have now filled.

  • Gamers to build on/off switch for CRISPR

    Players will try to design a molecule that can turn CRISPR gene-editing on and off. Success could open the door to new research and therapies.

  • Unequal hospital care for babies

    Disparities exist in how babies of different racial and ethnic origins are treated in California’s neonatal intensive care units, but this could be changed, say Stanford researchers.

  • China-Stanford cardiovascular symposium

    The two-day conference will create a platform for sharing heart disease expertise and knowledge between China and Stanford, and could set the stage for future collaborations.

  • Seasonal gut-microbe fluctuation

    Scientists from Stanford and their collaborators have linked a traditional population’s seasonally varying diet to cyclical changes in the number of gut-residing microbial species.

  • Moon upstages sun

    Stanford Medicine community members were among those who donned their protective glasses to watch the Aug. 21 eclipse.

  • A rock's purpose

    A feng shui master orchestrated the placement of a lichen-covered boulder at the Asian Liver Center’s entrance to draw in healing energy.

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