What to know about monkeypox
The monkeypox virus is normally endemic to Africa but has recently been found on other continents. It spreads through prolonged, direct contact with infected people or their bedding, clothing and towels.
Faculty and staff honored
Nancy Morioka-Douglas is named physician of the year, the new professionalism award is presented in honor of Kelley Skeff, and Erika Schillinger takes home the quality and safety award.
Addressing AAPI mental health
A panel of mental health experts discuss culturally specific barriers to seeking care, along with ways to improve outreach.
Refining law on the definition of death
Experts propose revising the legal and medical standard on declaring someone dead based on respiratory function and likelihood of consciousness rather than cessation of brain function.
Teaching about addiction treatment
An addiction medicine curriculum at Stanford School of Medicine trains students to better understand causes of and treatments for substance use disorders.
Students create low-tech antiviral method
Using household items, Stanford students have developed a way to make affordable nasal drops with the potential to slow the spread of viruses like COVID-19.
Pediatric bowel disease center launches
A $70 million donation will enable researchers to offer more treatments to Stanford Children's Health patients suffering from inflammatory bowel disease or celiac disease.
New therapies for rare blood cancer
Hematologist Jason Gotlib wanted more effective treatments for patients with systemic mastocytosis. His research has led to the approval of two new treatments by the Food and Drug Administration.
Hyperexcitable neurons drive sleep instability
Researchers have identified a mechanism underlying fragmented sleep with older age, paving the way for potential drug therapies.
On Match Day, residency placements revealed
For the first time in three years, medical students could gather on campus to mark the moment they would discover where they had matched for internships and residencies.