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  • Organs age at different rates

    A new study led by Stanford Medicine scientists demonstrates a simple way of studying organ aging by analyzing distinct proteins, or sets of them, in blood, enabling the prediction of individuals’ risk for diseases.

  • Human Neural Circuitry program

    Stanford Medicine’s Karl Deisseroth has created a super-charged, multidisciplinary in-patient research program and laboratory to better understand neuropsychiatric disorders — and share those discoveries with the world.

  • Richard Olshen dies at 81

    The Stanford Medicine professor was best known for his work in recursive partitioning, an aspect of machine learning.

  • New implants treat brain injuries

    A new technique using deep brain stimulation tailored to each patient exceeded researchers’ expectations in treating the cognitive impairments from moderate to severe traumatic brain injury.

  • Vegan diet improves cardiovascular health

    A Stanford Medicine-led trial of identical twins comparing vegan and omnivore diets found that a vegan diet improves overall cardiovascular health.

  • Neural basis for “sunk cost” pride

    It may not be smart, but we value something more if we’ve put a lot of sweat equity into it. Neuroscientists may have figured out the biochemical basis of why.

  • Scar tissue predicts lifespan

    Pancreatic cancer is deadly, and its toll is growing. Scientists find that scar tissue around the tumor suggests how long a patient will live after diagnosis.

  • $10 million grant for maternal health

    The California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative receives funding to develop evidence-based strategies that address disparities in maternal health.

  • Stanford Medicine magazine explores AI

    The new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine explores the challenges and promise of artificial intelligence for medical care, research and education.

  • William Weis dies at 64

    William Weis, PhD, former chair of structural biology at Stanford Medicine, refined advanced imaging techniques and described the three-dimensional structure of many cellular components.


2023 ISSUE 3

Exploring ways AI is applied to health care