News & Research

  • What to know about polio

    The first polio case in the U.S. since 2013 emerged in July, and cases have increased abroad. Yvonne Maldonado answers questions about the virus and its impacts.

  • Black boxes in operating rooms

    High-tech monitoring system, inspired by the aviation industry, is designed to capture what’s happening during surgical procedures to improve training and promote a culture of safety.

  • Lab coat ceremony for new PhD students

    Biosciences PhD students began their careers at Stanford School of Medicine with crisp new lab coats, advice on graduate school success and warm words about the value of discovery.

  • Hodgkin lymphoma pioneer Rosenberg dies

    Rosenberg combined radiation and chemotherapy to treat Hodgkin lymphoma, revolutionizing cancer care. He taught at Stanford Medicine for more than 50 years.

  • Antivirals may benefit some inpatients

    Elevated virus levels in hospitalized COVID-19 patients’ blood predicts worsening respiratory symptoms and suggests ongoing viral replication in later disease stages, Stanford Medicine-led study says.

  • Humphreys wins queen’s award

    The Stanford Medicine professor, internationally known for his research on addiction treatment and contributions to public policy, also received an award from the Veterans Administration.

  • $10 million for autism, sleep research

    About 80% of children with autism have trouble sleeping, but whether better sleep could lessen other autism symptoms is unknown. A new grant will help Stanford Medicine scientists find out.

  • COVID-19 virus can infect fat tissue

    Stanford Medicine scientists’ findings could explain why obese people have a higher risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection and are more likely to progress to severe disease and die of infection.

  • Mignot wins life sciences Breakthrough Prize

    The Stanford Medicine sleep researcher is honored for discovering the role of orexins in narcolepsy and paving the way to new sleep disorder therapies.

  • Awards honor research, diversity efforts

    Al’ai Alvarez, MD, receives the inaugural John Levin Excellence in Leadership Award; two others are honored by Stanford Health Care Board of Directors for their roles advancing research and care.

  • Parents’ PTSD after child’s medical trauma

    Nearly half of parents with a child who received an implantable device to correct abnormal heart rhythms met criteria for post-traumatic stress disorder, a Stanford Medicine-led study found.

  • Physicians feel more unaccomplished

    In what authors believe to be the largest study of its kind, Stanford Medicine researchers found that imposter syndrome is more prevalent in physicians than in other U.S. workers.


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  • – Stanford News

    Carolyn Bertozzi wins Nobel in chemistry

    Stanford chemist Carolyn Bertozzi was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry for her development of bioorthogonal reactions, which allow scientists to explore cells and track biological processes without disrupting the normal chemistry of the cell.

  • – Stanford Report

    NIH High-Risk, High-Reward grants awarded to Stanford researchers

    This year’s awardees are delving deeper into health care algorithms, advancing the production of 3D-printed organs, engineering bacteria to supercharge immune response, and much more.


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