How age affects pancreatic function
A Stanford-led national collaboration to procure and analyze human pancreatic tissue from deceased donors illustrates how the organ’s function changes as we age, and could point the way toward new diabetes treatments.
IPS cells aid study of chemotherapy side effect
Doxorubicin is a chemotherapy drug used to treat many cancers, but it causes serious heart damage in some patients. Heart muscle cells made from the skin cells of breast cancer patients can be used to study this phenomenon.
Hamad on neighborhoods and health
The Stanford researcher co-authored a new study showing that refugees assigned to the most deprived Swedish neighborhoods were 15 to 30 percent more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes.
Autism symposium set for May 7
The symposium, whose theme is “Understanding the Puzzle,” will aim to help parents make sense of how new research could affect their children’s lives.
Science editor discusses leadership
Marcia McNutt, the editor-in-chief of Science, spoke April 18 as part of the Dean’s Lecture Series.