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  • 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.

  • Register for RAISE Health symposium

    Register for the inaugural RAISE Health symposium, which will convene leaders in artificial intelligence for discussions on safe and responsible AI innovation.

  • Pump for kids’ failing hearts

    A new type of surgically implanted pump that can support a child’s failing heart has passed the first stage of human testing in a Stanford Medicine-led trial.

  • Cell-based therapy for solid tumors

    The FDA recently approved the first cell-based therapy — widely used in treating blood cancers — for solid tumors. Stanford Medicine treated the first patient with advanced melanoma.


2024 ISSUE 1

Psychiatry’s new frontiers