Daily health survey for COVID-19 launched
Stanford Medicine scientists have launched a national daily health survey to identify the prevalence of COVID-19 symptoms in communities across the United States. The goal is to predict surges and enable more informed response efforts.
How health care leaders can support workers battling COVID-19
Experts on physician wellness collaborated on a framework that health care leaders can use to support workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Using pooled samples to track spread of virus
Pooling patient samples for COVID-19 testing helped Stanford researchers track the early spread of the virus in the Bay Area. They found few positive cases prior to the last week of February.
Gift to fight COVID-19 inspired by unsung heroes
Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen and Marc Andreessen have donated $2 million to Stanford Health Care to defray unexpected costs of the response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Medical students lend a hand
Unable to meet with patients and prevented from taking part in most clinical rotations, students at the Stanford School of Medicine have found ways to support physicians and nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
New center for rare eye disease
A $10 million gift has enabled the launch of a center focusing on optic disc drusen, a poorly understood eye disease that can lead to visual impairment or even blindness.
Surge in televisits at Stanford Medicine
To slow the spread of COVID-19, Stanford Medicine clinicians and patients are taking the traditional office visit online.
Reprogramming cells to build tiny structures
Researchers have developed a method for building nanoscale structures with genetically reprogrammed cells.
Match Day: Coronavirus edition
Prevented from gathering as a group because of COVID-19, Stanford medical students organized online events from their homes to mark Match Day, when they learned where they will continue their training.
Donating blood exempt from shelter-in-place restrictions
The Stanford Blood Center urges those who are healthy, and who haven’t traveled to high-risk countries or been in contact with someone who has COVID-19, to donate blood.
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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