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.
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.
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.
Stanford cements partnership
Stanford physicians and leaders visited the Utah-based health-care system to share ideas for a wide-ranging partnership in clinical research, patient care and education.
Radiologist Gerald Friedland dies
The former chief of the Veterans Affairs medical center in Palo Alto was remembered as a hard-working, generous mentor to generations of medical residents, and a caring husband and father.
Biochemist Peter Kim to speak at graduation
The former president of Merck Research Laboratories will speak at the medical school diploma ceremony, which is scheduled for June 11.
Biomolecule lab opens
The Macromolecular Structure Knowledge Center can help researchers who lack equipment for testing hundreds of different crystallization conditions or expertise in working with challenging molecules.
A lifesaving heart surgery
Swimming lessons? Check. Banging on the piano? Check. Playing in the snow? Check. Toddler Alex Bracebridge is now living a normal life, thanks to a heart surgery at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.
NIH funds new health disparities research center
The Stanford Precision Health for Ethnic and Racial Equity Center will be one of the first national centers focused on using precision-medicine tools to improve the health of underserved ethnic and racial groups.
Registration open for bedside medicine event
The two-day event is designed to help early and mid-career physicians who teach clinical skills become better teachers of bedside medicine.
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.
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