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  • Myelination may drive drug addiction

    New research in mice by Stanford Medicine scientists has found that the process of adaptive myelination, which helps the brain learn new skills, can also promote addiction to opioids.

  • Foretelling breast cancer

    In a finding that vastly expands the understanding of tumor evolution, researchers discover genetic biomarkers that can predict the breast cancer subtype a patient is likely to develop.

  • George Hahn dies at 98

    A personal tragedy spurred Hahn, who had escaped Nazi Europe as a child, to pursue a career seeking new therapies for cancer.

  • Sleep timing affects mental health

    In a new, large-scale study of sleep behavior, Stanford Medicine scientists found that night owls don’t really thrive late at night.

  • Speech impairment in Parkinson’s

    Most Parkinson’s disease patients struggle with speech problems. New research by Stanford Medicine scientists uncovers the brain connections that could be essential to preserving speech.

  • Garcia wins 2024 Passano Award

    Garcia was recognized for his research into the way molecules bind to one another and its implications for safer and more effective treatments.

  • Symposium tackles AI’s role in medicine

    Artificial intelligence experts discuss how to integrate trustworthy AI into health care, why multi-disciplinary collaboration is crucial and the potential for generative AI in research.

  • Sustainable Healthcare certification

    Stanford Health Care is among the first health care organizations in the nation to receive the certification, which celebrates its progress toward reducing emissions that contribute to climate change.

  • A.C. Matin dies at 83

    The microbiologist, on the faculty for nearly half a century, studied a wide range of topics, including antibiotic resistance, cancer, and bacteria as an agent for cleaning up toxic chemicals.

  • Wes Brown dies at 63

    Brown developed stem-cell therapies for patients who suffered infections after receiving blood or bone marrow transplants.


2024 ISSUE 1

Psychiatry’s new frontiers