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Precision Health News
Magazine explores vision of Stanford Medicine
The summer issue of Stanford Medicine highlights research and programs that reflect a shared vision for the future of the School of Medicine, Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.
Predicting aneurysm risk from DNA
By combining genome-sequence information and health records, Stanford scientists have developed a new algorithm that can predict the risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm, and potentially could be used for any number of diseases.
Test predicts lymphoma therapy success
Changes in circulating tumor DNA levels quickly predict how patients with diffuse large B cell lymphoma are responding to therapy, according to a Stanford-led study. Currently, patients wait months for the results.
Stanford, Apple to Collaborate in New Heart Study
This fall, Stanford Medicine will join with Apple in an innovative research study using data from Apple Watch to identify irregular heart rhythms, including those from potentially serious heart conditions like atrial fibrillation.
Stanford Medicine Events
Community Education Series
2018 Upcoming Dates:
2018 2nd Annual SPHERE Mini Symposium
Keynote: Muin Khoury, Director, Office of Public Health Genomics, CDC
PhD Lab Coat Ceremony 2018
McGann Women and Health Lecture Series
Li Ka Shing Center – Continuing series through Dec. 3
LGBTQ+ Faculty Networking Reception
Bing Dining Room, 3rd floor of the main hospital