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  • New bioscience students welcomed

    First-year graduate students in the biosciences donned lab coats provided by the Stanford Medicine Alumni Association at a ceremony marking the beginning of their studies.

  • Stroke center fills critical care need

    Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare's stroke program is recognized for its commitment to meeting rigorous national standards of stroke care.

  • At Pandemic Puzzle symposium, a story of two pandemics

    Leaders and experts from government, academia, health care and business critiqued the U.S. and global response to the pandemic and assessed its lasting impact on the first day of “The Pandemic Puzzle: Lessons from COVID-19.”…

  • When can you vaccinate your kids?

    Stanford pediatricians helped conduct clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccines for children. Data from the study will be submitted to the Food and Drug Administration for consideration.

  • With gift, Alzheimer’s center renamed

    In addition to supporting the nationally recognized research center, the Good Planet Foundation has endowed a professorship in the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences.

  • How misinformation fuels vaccine hesitancy

    More than two dozen experts discussed how to combat misinformation about COVID-19 and the vaccines at a virtual conference held Aug. 26.

  • Old skeletal stem cells hinder healing

    Researchers have found that old skeletal stem cells contribute to bone fragility and poor healing in mice, but that a stem cell-boosting gel may help restore function.

  • Neurosurgeon gives teen his life back

    After years of practicing surgery techniques in a part of the brain known as a “no man’s land,” Juan Fernandez-Miranda was able to remove a complex pituitary gland tumor from a Lebanese teenager.

  • White coats for new physician assistant students

    For the first time in two years, new students in the physician assistant studies program were recognized during a ceremony at which they receive a white coat and stethoscope.

  • White coat ceremonies for medical students

    After last year’s induction of new students was postponed because of the pandemic, the School of Medicine held two events this year.


2021 ISSUE 2

Unlocking the secrets of the brain

COVID-19 Updates

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.