Deerfield Management, a health care investment firm, has committed up to $130 million to support innovative translational research at Stanford.
Experts: Pandemic sparked key innovations
In the final installment of The Pandemic Puzzle: Lessons from COVID-19, leaders in government, academia, health care and business said biomedical and digital health advances of the last few years will help combat future health crises.
Identifying new types of cancer cells
EcoTyper is an algorithm that can sort out cell “ecotypes” — distinct multicellular communities — that exist in many different kinds of cancer.
Blood test predicts hip-replacement recovery
A simple blood test that analyzes immune function can forecast how quickly a person undergoing hip replacement surgery will recover.
Stanford Health Care honored for technology
Stanford Health Care earned a Most Wired award for the use of digital technology that reduces costs, improves patient safety and experience, and enhances access to care.
ValleyCare’s future of high-tech healing
Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare is harnessing advanced technology to provide state-of-the-art care to patients in the East Bay.
Cryptography can preserve genetic privacy
Crime scene DNA analysis can help identify perpetrators, but current methods may divulge the genetic information of innocent people. Cryptography can protect genetic privacy without hampering law enforcement, Stanford researchers say.
Wearables predict blood test results
Stanford researchers found that data from smartwatches can flag early signs of some health conditions and predict the results of simple blood tests.
Ellerbe to lead health technology diversity initiative
The veteran executive brings three decades of experience leading diversity, equity and inclusion programs in education and technology.
New fellows at bioengineering institute
Drew Endy, Michael Moseley and Fan Yang have been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering’s college of fellows, which is composed of distinguished medical and biological engineers.
New director of Biodesign Center
Makower will take over leadership of the center, which is dedicated to training people to be health-technology innovators, in the summer.
Brain implants steady artist’s hand
Thanks to deep brain stimulation, an artist stricken with a common but lesser known neurological disorder called essential tremor can paint again with a steady hand.
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