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.