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  • Unexpected cells may spread COVID-19

    A previously overlooked type of immune cell allows SARS-CoV-2 to proliferate, Stanford Medicine scientists have found. The discovery has important implications for preventing severe COVID-19.

  • Verghese to give graduation keynote

    Bestselling author and proponent of humanistic care Abraham Verghese will be the keynote speaker at the Stanford School of Medicine graduation ceremony.

  • Keto diet helps mental illness

    A small clinical trial led by Stanford Medicine found that the metabolic effects of a ketogenic diet may help stabilize the brain.

  • AI tackles antibiotic resistance

    Stanford Medicine researchers devise a new artificial intelligence model, SyntheMol, which creates recipes for chemists to synthesize the drugs in the lab.

  • One treatment improves vaccine response

    Those with aging immune systems struggle to fight off novel viruses and respond weakly to vaccination. Stanford Medicine researchers were able to revitalize the immune system in mice.

  • AI tools take on soft tissue sarcomas

    Soft tissue sarcomas are rare and difficult to treat. Machine-learning tools designed at Stanford Medicine uncover distinct cellular communities that correlate with prognosis, immunotherapy success.

  • $1 billion community investment

    Stanford Medicine invested $1.07 billion in funds and services during the 2023 fiscal year to bolster Bay Area communities.

  • Bengal cat coats not so wild after all

    Researchers studied hundreds of Bengal cats to uncover the genetic origins of their leopard-like patterns and found that their appearance stems largely from domesticated cats.

  • AI helps with patient emails

    Stanford Medicine study shows that large language models can lend a hand to clinicians in responding to patient email messages.

  • AI and medicine

    Leaders of Stanford Medicine discuss artificial intelligence in health and medicine; its usefulness in research, education and patient care; and how to responsibly integrate the technology.


2023 ISSUE 3

Exploring ways AI is applied to health care