Bioethicists support researchers
In the five decades since the emergence of recombinant DNA technology, researchers at Stanford Medicine have benefited from the close involvement of bioethics experts.
Reshuffling liver transplant waitlist
An updated scoring system developed by Stanford Medicine researchers will more accurately prioritize patients on the liver transplant waiting list based on medical urgency.
Inaugural chief data scientist
As the inaugural chief data scientist for Stanford Health Care, Nigam Shah will lead an effort to advance the use of artificial intelligence in patient care and hospital administration.
Implants, natural eyesight coordinate
A Stanford scientist and his colleagues show that patients fitted with a chip in their eye are able to integrate what the chip “sees” with objects their natural peripheral vision detects.
Therapeutics accelerator launched
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.
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