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  • New possible ALS genes discovered

    Using machine learning, Stanford Medicine scientists and their colleagues have found hundreds of genes that could play a role in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

  • Major grant renewal for Stanford Cancer Institute

    The Stanford Cancer Institute is one of 51 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers, which must meet rigorous standards for improving the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

  • Team-care model helps clinicians, patients

    A team-based approach to primary care reduces clinician burnout, but those gains quickly fade if staffing isn’t maintained, researchers say.

  • Deadly disease races among crowded inmates

    Stanford infectious disease expert Jason Andrews has spent years studying the spread of tuberculosis in crowded Brazilian prisons and surrounding communities — an overlooked global health crisis.

  • Experts: Pandemic sparked key innovations

    In the final installment of The Pandemic Puzzle: Lessons from COVID-19, leaders in government, academia, health care and business said biomedical and digital health advances of the last few years will help combat future health crises.

  • Helping autistic job seekers

    Psychiatrist Lawrence Fung expanded his autism research into developing a program that helps those on the spectrum find jobs.

  • Experts: Public health system needs overhaul

    In the third installment of “The Pandemic Puzzle: Lessons from COVID-19,” leaders and experts in government, academia, health care and business said the U.S. government must step up to build and coordinate a true, robust public health system.

  • Office of Child Health Equity launched

    Pediatrician Lisa Chamberlain will lead a new office that promotes pediatric health equity via research, community engagement and health policy.

  • With health equity, top-down answers won’t work

    In the second installment of “The Pandemic Puzzle: Lessons from COVID-19,” leaders and experts from government, academia, health care and business said the road to health equity begins and ends in the underserved communities.

  • 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.


2021 ISSUE 2

Unlocking the secrets of the brain

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