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.
Advising schools on COVID-19 tests
Stanford Medicine faculty are helping Bay Area school districts determine how to access COVID-19 testing and are advising the Los Angeles Unified School District on its testing strategy.
COVID-19 course for global health workers
Health care workers around the world can take a five-hour course, created by Stanford emergency physicians, on caring for COVID-19 patients and preventing the spread of the disease.
Modeling contact tracing
Researchers have developed a mathematical model to examine the potential of contact tracing to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.
Less invasive treatment for thyroid nodules
A recently approved technique for radio-frequency ablation treats or prevents problems caused by thyroid nodules, providing an alternative to surgical removal of the gland.
Nursing organization to open Stanford chapter
Sigma, an international nursing honor society, will establish a chapter at Stanford, the first one that’s not connected to a nursing school.
How to better care for older adults at lower cost
Stanford Medicine researchers spotlight three approaches to late-life care that, if implemented broadly, could save tens of billions of dollars.
Anthony Fauci talks COVID-19 with dean
The nation’s top infectious disease expert spoke with School of Medicine Dean Lloyd Minor about the challenges posed by COVID-19, the hope for emerging vaccines and treatments, and what’s still unknown about the virus.
Cancer experience drives scientific curiosity
New Stanford graduate Nico Poux, a former pediatric oncology patient at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, hopes to bring his experience with cancer to future work as a physician-scientist.
Study to look at oral drug for COVID-19
Researchers want to determine whether favipiravir, an oral drug, is effective in reducing the severity of symptoms and shortening the duration of COVID-19.
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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