Data suggest that between 10% and 30% of those who have had an acute SARS-CoV-2 infection will experience the persistent pattern of symptoms known as long COVID.
New medications help many people with inflammatory conditions and may ease severe COVID-19, but they carry risks.
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.
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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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Three faculty announced as HHMI investigators - Stanford Report
Three researchers join 21 other Stanford faculty as Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators. The seven-year term frees faculty to pursue the most innovative biomedical research.