NCI director says cancer research booming
In a speech at Stanford, National Cancer Institute Director Norman Sharpless reported promising cancer mortality trends and described an encouraging landscape for research funding and drug approval.
‘Ageotypes’ show how we age
Stanford scientists have identified specific biological pathways along which individuals age over time.
Stanford Medicine unveils 2020 Health Trends Report
The report documents key trends steering the industry’s future, including a maturing digital health market, new health laws opening patient access to data, and artificial intelligence gaining regulatory traction for medical use.
Biochemist David Hogness dies at 94
David Hogness, a biochemist whose work was foundational to the fields of developmental biology and genomics, died Dec. 24.
Tips for meaningful doctor-patient interactions
Stanford researchers say they have identified five practices that doctors can implement to achieve more meaningful interactions with patients.
Body temperature decreasing
Stanford researchers have determined that average human body temperature in the United States has decreased since the 1800s.
Two new Stanford Children’s Health centers open
Two new care areas will benefit patients with cancer, blood disorders, and heart conditions.
Stanford Health Care named a top hospital
Stanford Health Care was among 55 academic medical centers in the nation to receive the top honor, based on measures of patient safety and quality of care.
Stanford marks 1,000th heart-lung and lung transplant
Alicia Bland, who suffered from lung disease for three decades, got new lungs and “a second chance at life.”…
Center focuses on improvement science
The goal of the Stanford Medicine Center for Improvement is to build and support a culture that is the best at getting better.