Winslow leads national COVID-19 group
A professor of medicine and former Air Force colonel, Winslow temporarily relocated to Washington to head an interagency group responding to this pandemic and preparing for the next one.
COVID-19 vaccines prevent infection
A Stanford study finds that the mRNA vaccines, Pfizer and Moderna, offer strong protection against the California variant of the coronavirus.
Cryptography can preserve genetic privacy
Crime scene DNA analysis can help identify perpetrators, but current methods may divulge the genetic information of innocent people. Cryptography can protect genetic privacy without hampering law enforcement, Stanford researchers say.
COVID-19 antibody treatment now available
An infusion of monoclonal antibodies can ease COVID-19 symptoms and reduce complications in recently diagnosed, non-hospitalized people at high risk. Now people can refer themselves.
Graduates mark a momentous year
Speakers at the Stanford School of Medicine 2021 virtual graduation ceremony looked back at a year dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic and increasing awareness of racial injustice.
New treatment prevents disc reherniation
A middle school teacher is relieved of crippling back pain after Stanford surgeons implant a device to prevent a herniated spinal disc from recurring.
Newborn avoids jaw surgery with retainer
Stanford Children’s Health is the only place in North America to offer a noninvasive, orthodontic approach to Pierre Robin sequence.
Promote vaccination, not herd immunity
Epidemiology expert Julie Parsonnet warns that COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy has probably made herd immunity unattainable, which makes vaccination all the more important for personal health.
Warriors’ Steve Kerr speaks at Health Matters
Kerr discussed his approach to building high-performance teams, supporting his players’ well-being and the seeds of his social justice advocacy.
Major award for childhood cancer research
The team, composed of researchers at nine academic institutions, has published more than 100 papers and treated nearly 1,000 children with cancer in early-phase clinical trials.
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