We are drawn to the difficult problems, the ones for which prevailing science does not yet have a framework to understand. Our strength is in developing new paradigms to tackle these problems and opening new avenues to transform human health.
Excellence in Scientific Discovery
A commitment to scientific discovery is one of Stanford Medicine's defining strengths. In ways that cannot be anticipated, the knowledge generated by unfettered exploration yields the building blocks for tomorrow's revolutionary clinical applications.
Researchers and clinician-scientists at Stanford Medicine work across disciplines to expand the frontiers of scientific understanding while moving the most promising breakthroughs into tangible health benefits through clinical trials.
With access to the resources of Stanford University -- including the Schools of Engineering, Law, Business, Humanities & Sciences and Education -- Stanford Medicine enables close interactions between physicians and scientists, faculty and trainees, and basic science and clinical care.
Discovery & Innovation to Improve Human Health
Faculty research across the basic and clinical sciences is helping to unlock tomorrow's medical breakthroughs.
A Stanford Medicine study finds that changes in molecular patterns in Californians correspond with two nontraditional “seasons.”…
Stanford University, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub launch low-cost COVID-19 testing and surveillance platform
Vera was designed as an expanded testing platform that’s nationally scalable, rapidly deployable and more affordable than other current options.
Arianna Huffington, the founder of Thrive Global, spoke with School of Medicine Dean Lloyd Minor about self-care during the pandemic.
In a nationally representative analysis of coronavirus antibodies, researchers also found high rates of infection among Black and Hispanic people, and in densely populated areas.
A common genetic deletion boosts the risk for schizophrenia by 30-fold. Generating nerve cells from people with the deletion has showed Stanford researchers why.
Leading in Precision Health
Stanford Medicine is leading the biomedical revolution in precision health and developing the next generation of care that is proactive, predictive and precise.