Anatomical gift memorial service
An event to commemorate body donations, “the priceless gift of generosity,” previously only open to faculty, staff and students, is now open to the donors’ loved ones.
Organs age at different rates
A new study led by Stanford Medicine scientists demonstrates a simple way of studying organ aging by analyzing distinct proteins, or sets of them, in blood, enabling the prediction of individuals’ risk for diseases.
Human Neural Circuitry program
Stanford Medicine’s Karl Deisseroth has created a super-charged, multidisciplinary in-patient research program and laboratory to better understand neuropsychiatric disorders — and share those discoveries with the world.
Richard Olshen dies at 81
The Stanford Medicine professor was best known for his work in recursive partitioning, an aspect of machine learning.
New implants treat brain injuries
A new technique using deep brain stimulation tailored to each patient exceeded researchers’ expectations in treating the cognitive impairments from moderate to severe traumatic brain injury.
Vegan diet improves cardiovascular health
A Stanford Medicine-led trial of identical twins comparing vegan and omnivore diets found that a vegan diet improves overall cardiovascular health.
Neural basis for “sunk cost” pride
It may not be smart, but we value something more if we’ve put a lot of sweat equity into it. Neuroscientists may have figured out the biochemical basis of why.
Scar tissue predicts lifespan
Pancreatic cancer is deadly, and its toll is growing. Scientists find that scar tissue around the tumor suggests how long a patient will live after diagnosis.
$10 million grant for maternal health
The California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative receives funding to develop evidence-based strategies that address disparities in maternal health.
Stanford Medicine magazine explores AI
The new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine explores the challenges and promise of artificial intelligence for medical care, research and education.