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  • Grad students receive lab coats

    During a ceremony at the Li Ka Shing Center, first-year doctoral students marked the beginning of their graduate careers by donning white lab coats and taking an oath of integrity.


  • Increasing teens’ sleep time

    Stanford researchers increased how long teens slept with light therapy, used to reset their circadian clocks, combined with cognitive behavioral therapy to motivate them to go to bed earlier.


  • Substance may counter neurodegeneration

    A Stanford research team has identified an oddball way brain cells spread inflammation in several neurodegenerative diseases — and an approach that could counter them all.


  • Packard patient returns as resident

    Ryan Lion, who was treated for sepsis at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, has since returned to the hospital as a medical resident.


  • Mild head trauma damages brain barrier

    Researchers at Stanford and Trinity College in Dublin report preliminary evidence of damage to the brain’s protective barrier in adolescent and adult athletes even if they did not report a concussion.


  • New incubator for life science innovation

    A recently vacated building in Stanford Research Park will be the future home of a new life science incubator and lab suites. Located near campus, this incubator will serve as an anchor for a preeminent life science district.


  • Public gets glimpse of new hospital

    Visitors touring the new Stanford Hospital during a weekend open house said they were thrilled to see it and were grateful to know it’s there should they need it.


  • Cure for common cold in sight?

    Disabling a single, apparently noncritical protein in cells may foil replication of the viruses that cause half of all common colds, polio and other diseases, according to researchers at Stanford and UCSF.


  • For new students, white coats and stethoscopes

    New Stanford medical and physician assistant students put on white coats and received new stethoscopes at ceremonies marking the start of their programs.


  • Art, nature enlisted for healing at new hospital

    The new Stanford Hospital values the restorative qualities of art and nature. It includes four acres of outdoor gardens, floor-to-ceiling windows in every patient room and more than 400 works of original art.



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