Teaching anatomy with virtual reality
This fall, Stanford Medicine educators will teach anatomy to medical students in Kenya using virtual reality. The effort is part of a pilot project to educate medical students in under-resourced schools.
High-risk, high-reward grants for researchers
Annelise Barron, Peter Kim, Siddhartha Jaiswal and Keren Haroush will receive grants totaling $10 million to fund their investigations. The awards support risky efforts that could potentially have a big impact in the biomedical sciences.
Renewal project at hospital begins
The hospital complex at 300 Pasteur Drive in Palo Alto will remain open for patient care during a six-year renovation and rebuilding project.
Huffington on self-care during pandemic
Arianna Huffington, the founder of Thrive Global, spoke with School of Medicine Dean Lloyd Minor about self-care during the pandemic.
Few Americans have coronavirus antibodies
In a nationally representative analysis of coronavirus antibodies, researchers also found high rates of infection among Black and Hispanic people, and in densely populated areas.
Digital coach increases walking
A virtual adviser can help older adults become more physically active, a Stanford Medicine study reports.
SHC – ValleyCare strategic plan
A strategic plan for Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare emphasizes connection to the community, the enhancement of quality health care and purposeful integration with Stanford Medicine.
Dermatologic care during pandemic
Since elective procedures at Stanford Health Care resumed in April, clinicians and administrators in dermatology are caring for patients in the safest way possible.
Possible cure for iron-overload disease
Motivated by the loss of a patient, a doctor leads a research effort to uncover the molecular mechanisms of hemochromatosis in the heart.
Trial tests antibody drug as COVID-19 treatment
Stanford Medicine has joined a multisite clinical trial testing antibodies designed to block the coronavirus from infecting human cells and shorten the course of the illness.
New medical students intent on research
More than a third of the students starting medical school at Stanford plan to conduct research. The unprecedented number reflects an effort by the school to turn out more physician-scientists.
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.
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