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  • Pathology faculty net four NIH grants

    Efforts to design a hepatitis C vaccine, understand the genetic causes of rare diseases, map genetic regulatory elements in organ systems and understand coronavirus immune responses garner over $40 million.

  • Grants for genome research

    Five Stanford researchers will participate in a $180 million nationwide campaign by the National Institutes of Health to understand the effect of human-genome variations on health and disease.

  • Climate change and health

    The director of the Center for Innovation in Global Health explains how the medical community is at the center of the climate change debate.

  • New immunotherapy targets tumors

    Stanford researchers have developed a synthetic, tumor-targeting molecule that promotes immune activation and tumor regression in laboratory mice after it’s injected into their bloodstreams.

  • COVID-19 nasal spray vaccine

    A potential COVID-19 vaccine, delivered via a squirt up the nose, shows promise in mice.

  • Epidemiologist Jennifer Kelsey dies

    Kelsey was known for her teaching skills, her expertise in musculoskeletal disorders and her love of golden retrievers.

  • Helping autistic job seekers

    Psychiatrist Lawrence Fung expanded his autism research into developing a program that helps those on the spectrum find jobs.

  • New chair of anesthesiology

    Bateman, a Harvard faculty member and prominent health care leader, brings his expertise as a researcher in maternal health and faculty development to Stanford.

  • Playing style linked to NBA knee injuries

    Basketball players who weave through defense to shoot the basket face a higher risk of tears in the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), but after repair return to the same level of play.

  • Bypass surgery vs. stenting

    Among heart-disease patients in a study who received stents, the incidence of a major complication — death, heart attack, stroke or the need for a repeat procedure — was 10.6% after a year. Among bypass patients, the rate was 6.9%.


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