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  • Big data conference set for May 23-24

    The two-day conference will feature leaders from academia, government and industry who harness immense data sets to more precisely predict, diagnose and treat disease.

  • Students chosen as 2018 Soros Fellows

    Three School of Medicine students were selected to receive a Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, which supports graduate education for immigrants and the children of immigrants.

  • Berg to speak at med school graduation

    The world-renowned biochemist, Nobel laureate, educator and advocate for scientific freedom will speak at the School of Medicine’s commencement on June 16.

  • Altered immune cells attack brain tumor

    In mice, a fatal brainstem tumor was cleared by injecting it with engineered T cells that recognized the cancer and targeted it for destruction. The Stanford discovery is moving to human trials.

  • Faculty elected to AIMBE

    Seven School of Medicine faculty members are among the new class of inductees to the AIMBE College of Fellows.

  • Fitness lowers genetic risk of heart disease

    In an observational study of almost a half-million participants, Stanford researchers discovered an association between high fitness levels and low heart disease, even among those at genetic risk.

  • Provost, dean discuss long-range planning

    The provost and the medical school’s dean discussed the university’s long-range planning process and how it aligns with Stanford Medicine’s integrated strategic plan.

  • Tobacco products sold on Facebook

    Several Facebook policies bar tobacco sales and promotion on the platform, but Stanford researchers found brands and vendors marketing their products through unpaid content.

  • Art inspired by Frankenstein

    Eight-foot-tall mosaic monsters lay on top of the complete text of Mary Shelley’s Gothic novel about the unintended consequences of heedless scientific ambition.

  • New endowed professors named

    Four faculty members at the School of Medicine have been appointed to endowed professorships.


2021 ISSUE 2

Unlocking the secrets of the brain

COVID-19 Updates

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