Press Releases

  • Infants do better with buprenorphine

    Stanford Medicine and Harvard researchers found that buprenorphine for opioid use disorder treatment during pregnancy was linked to better outcomes for newborns than methadone.

  • Older, younger kids equally OK with phones

    Stanford Medicine researchers did not find a connection between the age children acquired their first cell phone and their sleep patterns, depression symptoms or grades.

  • Psychiatrist Hans Steiner dies at 76

    The Stanford Medicine psychiatrist was an expert in the development of psychopathologies and a beloved mentor to many.

  • Antibody treatment rejuvenates stem cells

    Old muscle stem cells express high levels of the cancer-associated molecule CD47. Blocking a pathway mediated by CD47 restored strength to old mice in a Stanford Medicine study.

  • Mice with diabetes regain blood sugar control

    A technique developed at Stanford Medicine allows mice with diabetes to accept unmatched islet cells and durably restores blood sugar control without immunosuppression or graft-versus-host disease.

  • Dialysis timing affects surgery risks

    Performing surgery days after dialysis was associated with a higher mortality risk; same-day dialysis decreased risk, Stanford Medicine researchers found.

  • Predicting immunity from vaccination

    A gene signature seen in antibody-producing cells in the blood of vaccinated study participants could expedite vaccine development.

  • Pathologist Kempson dies at 92

    Kempson, a founding member of the surgical pathology department, was an inspiring teacher and mentor to hundreds of trainees.

  • LeRoy Heinrichs dies at 90

    The Stanford Medicine professor emeritus of obstetrics and gynecology was an early adopter of less invasive surgical techniques, a pioneer in treating infertility and an evangelist for virtual medical training.

  • Drug eases opioid withdrawal in babies

    In a new clinical trial, Stanford Medicine researchers found that a commonly used anti-nausea drug could reduce the severity of opioid withdrawal in newborns.


2022 ISSUE 1

Understanding the world within us

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.