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  • Pediatric emergency department recognized

    Santa Clara County recognized Stanford’s pediatric emergency department for its ability to handle a broad spectrum of medical emergencies in young patients.

  • Targeting enzyme that fuels cancer cells

    Stanford Medicine researchers have created a molecule that blocks an enzyme thought to be instrumental in causing colon cancer relapse or chemotherapy resistance.

  • Joseph Wu to be AHA president

    Beginning July 2023, Wu will lead the nation’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing cardiovascular health.

  • Leaders pledge to address climate change

    A roundtable at the White House on reducing the health care industry’s climate-warming emissions includes leaders from Stanford Medicine.

  • Awards for COVID-19 project, media work

    A COVID-19 remembrance project, two videos, an article about bad brain cells and Stanford Medicine magazine have been recognized by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.

  • Improving clinical trial diversity

    The American Heart Association has provided funding to two Stanford Medicine professors to develop ways to diversify enrollment in heart disease clinical trials.

  • Gummy phlegm and COVID-19

    Levels of a stringy, spongy substance soar in the sputum of COVID-19 patients requiring intubation, accounting for at least some of their breathing trouble. Development of an off-patent drug may prevent it.

  • Stanford Medicine provides monkeypox test

    Stanford Medicine now provides a test for the monkeypox virus. Rapid identification of infected people will help combat the virus’s spread and facilitate patient care.

  • COVID vaccine approved for young kids

    Children as young as 6 months can now receive the Pfizer BioNTech and Moderna mRNA vaccines.

  • Immunosuppression-free kidney transplant

    Using a method they developed for stem cell transplants, a Stanford team has enabled children with immune disorders to receive a new immune system and a matching kidney from a parent.


2022 ISSUE 1

Understanding the world within us

COVID-19 Updates

Stanford Medicine is closely monitoring the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). A dedicated page provides the latest information and developments related to the pandemic.