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  • Peering into kids’ bones

    Mary Leonard, chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Stanford, works to understand exactly how chronic diseases hurt children’s bone health.

  • Aviv Regev to give McCormick Lecture

    The computational and systems biologist will give a talk at Stanford titled “Reconstructing circuits — the power of random.”…

  • News office wins national awards

    The Office of Communication & Public Affairs received seven awards in an annual contest sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges.

  • Weight flux alters molecular profile

    Stanford scientists have found links between changes in a person’s weight and shifts in their microbiome, immune system and cardiovascular system.

  • Juergen Willmann dies at 45

    Juergen Willmann, an international scholar, dedicated himself to advancing cancer detection imaging technologies and leading with energy and compassion.

  • Drug improves incontinence, sleep

    A drug used to treat incontinence in women also shows promise in decreasing poor sleep, a new study from a Stanford researcher shows.

  • Breast cancer mortality drops

    Six groups of researchers, including one from Stanford, collaborated to study the effect of advances in breast cancer screening and treatment on mortality rates.

  • VA bests Medicare in end-of-life cancer care

    Medicare is more likely to provide excessive end-of-life care for cancer patients than Veterans Affairs, according to a study led by Stanford Medicine and VA researchers.

  • Landmark heart surgery changed history

    On Jan. 6, 1968, as Stanford surgeon Norman Shumway performed the first U.S. adult heart transplantation, the world held its breath.

  • 50th-anniversary celebration of heart transplant

    The landmark heart transplant performed at Stanford in 1968 ultimately led to the success of the operation around the world today.


2021 ISSUE 2

Unlocking the secrets of the brain

COVID-19 Updates

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