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  • New immunotherapy targets tumors

    Stanford researchers have developed a synthetic, tumor-targeting molecule that promotes immune activation and tumor regression in laboratory mice after it’s injected into their bloodstreams.

  • COVID-19 nasal spray vaccine

    A potential COVID-19 vaccine, delivered via a squirt up the nose, shows promise in mice.

  • Epidemiologist Jennifer Kelsey dies

    Kelsey was known for her teaching skills, her expertise in musculoskeletal disorders and her love of golden retrievers.

  • Helping autistic job seekers

    Psychiatrist Lawrence Fung expanded his autism research into developing a program that helps those on the spectrum find jobs.

  • New chair of anesthesiology

    Bateman, a Harvard faculty member and prominent health care leader, brings his expertise as a researcher in maternal health and faculty development to Stanford.

  • Playing style linked to NBA knee injuries

    Basketball players who weave through defense to shoot the basket face a higher risk of tears in the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), but after repair return to the same level of play.

  • Bypass surgery vs. stenting

    Among heart-disease patients in a study who received stents, the incidence of a major complication — death, heart attack, stroke or the need for a repeat procedure — was 10.6% after a year. Among bypass patients, the rate was 6.9%.

  • Experts: Public health system needs overhaul

    In the third installment of “The Pandemic Puzzle: Lessons from COVID-19,” leaders and experts in government, academia, health care and business said the U.S. government must step up to build and coordinate a true, robust public health system.

  • COVID-19 vaccines for 5- to 11-year-olds

    Answers to frequently asked questions as COVID-19 vaccinations roll out for children as young as 5.

  • $12 million for stem cell trial

    Stanford researcher Maria Grazia Roncarolo has been awarded $12 million by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine for a trial aimed at improving the outcomes of stem cell transplants in children and young adults with blood cancers.


2021 ISSUE 2

Unlocking the secrets of the brain

COVID-19 Updates

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