RNA molecule aids DNA damage response
Stanford researchers have found that a tumor suppressor known as p53 is stabilized by a regulatory RNA molecule called DINO. The interaction helps a cell respond to DNA damage and may play a role in cancer development and premature aging.
Iron nanoparticles help treat cancer
Stanford researchers accidentally discovered that iron nanoparticles invented for anemia treatment have another use: triggering the immune system’s ability to destroy tumor cells.
Expanding services for aging adults
The Aging Adult Services program at Stanford Health Care helps patients and families make decisions and navigate care.
Health technology for aging adults
The 12 fellows will follow the Stanford program’s usual process of gathering information, identifying needs and developing solutions.
Stanford Medicine leaders look ahead
At a panel discussion on Sept. 22, Stanford Medicine’s leaders highlighted accomplishments from the past year and discussed future opportunities.
Darnall on opioids and pain management
A Stanford Medicine psychologist is helping patients reduce pain without opioids and prescription drugs. She offers practical steps for people to harness the power of their mind-body connection to reduce symptoms of pain and increase their quality of life.
Verghese receives National Humanities Medal
Abraham Verghese, MD, the critically acclaimed author, was honored at a White House ceremony for helping to deepen the nation’s understanding of the human experience.
App for studying peripheral artery disease
Researchers hope people who have the condition will download the app and enroll in a study that will provide insights into patterns of the disease’s progression and may point toward new methods of treatment.
Grant Writing Academy honored
A Stanford Biosciences program employs peer mentors to help graduate students and postdoctoral scholars improve their grant-writing skills. Its annual proposal boot camp begins Sept. 26.
Wernig, Prakash named Faculty Scholars
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Simons Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation selected 84 young scientists who will receive five-year grants to support their work.
Prakash wins prestigious MacArthur grant
The bioengineer develops novel tools for “frugal science” — inexpensive devices that can be used to tackle global health problems and that also aim to democratize access to scientific experience.
Stanford will be part of Biohub
Faculty from Stanford, UC-Berkeley and UCSF will receive grants from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to study biotechnology.
Leading in Precision Health
Stanford Medicine is leading the biomedical revolution in precision health, defining and developing the next generation of care that is proactive, predictive and precise.
A Legacy of Innovation
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