Saving Jackson Lane
The baby’s condition, tetralogy of Fallot, was complicated by the fact that he was also missing his pulmonary valve and one of his pulmonary arteries was detached. But a doctor gave the distraught parents a glimmer of hope.
Mutated gene increases insulin resistance
An international team led by Stanford researchers has discovered a gene associated with insulin resistance, a condition in which the body doesn’t use insulin properly.
Porteus receives $1M stem cell grant for ‘bubble boy disease’
The grant will allow the researcher to pursue a stem-cell-based gene therapy approach to correcting a form of severe combined immunodeficiency in humans.
Medicine, humanities, art to be explored at four April events
Poetry, dance, opera and otolaryngology are among the offerings in April from the Stanford Medicine and the Muse Program in Medical Humanities and the Arts.
Interactive map aims to improve cancer care in developing nations
With cancer on the rise in the developing world, a Stanford oncologist and her colleagues have unveiled an interactive map designed to connect international experts in cancer care and research.