Howard Sussman dies at 87
Howard Sussman played a pivotal role in consolidating and automating Stanford Medicine’s clinical pathology laboratory, implementing an information system used for decades.
Deisseroth to receive Horwitz Prize
The Stanford psychiatrist, neuroscientist and engineer is honored for developing a technology that lets researchers pinpoint the functions — and malfunctions — of specific brain circuits.
What to know about monkeypox
The monkeypox virus is normally endemic to Africa but has recently been found on other continents. It spreads through prolonged, direct contact with infected people or their bedding, clothing and towels.
Fish study rebuts anti-evolution argument
A key developmental gene governs the number and length of spines in the stickleback, Stanford Medicine researchers find. The discovery supports the concept of progressive evolution in nature.
Step toward growing organs
Researchers have shown initial viability of an embryo that contains both chimpanzee and macaque cells in a preliminary study that explores the feasibility of primate organ genesis.
Blood sugar control helps teens’ brains
Diabetes treatment technology improved teenagers’ blood sugar levels and benefited their brain structure and function, according to a study led by Stanford Medicine researchers.
White coats mark beginning of study
Stanford Medicine MD and PA students from diverse backgrounds commemorate their past and future at this year’s white coat ceremonies.
Expert committee on reproductive health
A new Stanford Medicine committee is addressing medical, equity, safety, legal and other concerns arising from the Supreme Court ruling on abortion.
Viral genome packing key in replication
Disrupting a virus’s genome packaging can halt replication and jumpstart a natural immune response against subsequent exposures, a Stanford Medicine study finds.
Lowering health care billing costs
Stanford researchers and colleagues find ways to lower health care administration costs within the U.S. multipayer system by analyzing other countries’ approaches.