News Feature

  • 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.

  • Robot aids cancer surgery

    Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare physician performs surgery on a cancer patient with the help of a da Vinci robotic system. The technology eases patients’ recovery and offers surgeons a clear view of the procedure.

  • A new view of memory’s building blocks

    Stanford neuroscientists find that initial memory formation may involve both awareness of our location as well as what we were feeling when we were there.

  • Stanford physicians care for Olympians

    Sports medicine physicians Steve Isono and Michael Fredericson are spending a month in Tokyo, where they’re fixing breaks, sprains and scrapes.

  • Study reveals immune therapy’s challenge

    CAR-T cell therapy works for many types of blood cancers, but more than half of patients relapse. A Stanford study provides a clue as to why.

  • Stanford opens long COVID clinic

    With research showing up to 30% of COVID-19 patients experiencing lingering symptoms, Stanford Health Care treats such “long haulers” with multidisciplinary teams.


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.