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  • Blood test predicts hip-replacement recovery

    A simple blood test that analyzes immune function can forecast how quickly a person undergoing hip replacement surgery will recover.

  • New Department of Health Policy

    Stanford School of Medicine’s new health policy department will be a hub for research and education on the causes of and solutions to health inequities.

  • J&J produces low antibody response

    In large study of dialysis patients, low immune response to the COVID-19 vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson indicates that a booster shot might be needed.

  • Stanford Medicine magazine explores the brain and nervous system

    The new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine features articles about developments in neuroscience and treatments for conditions affecting the brain and nervous system.

  • Sculpture honors anatomy donors

    Using bricks salvaged from a demolished anatomy building, art and anatomy lecturer Lauren Toomer created “Renewal,” now gracing the medical school campus.

  • Oil spill may put Yemeni health at risk

    An oil spill from the FSO Safer could increase cardiovascular and respiratory hospitalizations and disrupt access to food and water for millions of people, researchers predict.

  • Stanford Health Care honored for technology

    Stanford Health Care earned a Most Wired award for the use of digital technology that reduces costs, improves patient safety and experience, and enhances access to care.

  • A legacy of care in the Tri-Valley

    Launched by residents and leaders of the Tri-Valley eager for robust local health care, Valley Memorial Hospital, now Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare, celebrates 60 years of service to its community.

  • Award for promoting caregivers’ well-being

    Stanford Medicine is the only organization to receive the American Medical Association’s gold-level award every year it has been given.

  • Stanford Biodesign turns 20

    A training program for health technology innovators, the center has generated medical technologies that have helped millions of patients and inspired similar training programs worldwide.


2021 ISSUE 2

Unlocking the secrets of the brain

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.