Diagnosing sepsis through genetic signature
Systemic inflammation after injuries or surgery can dramatically alter the activity of thousands of genes, but a new study shows that changes in just 11 of them are enough to detect the presence or absence of accompanying infection.
Adults harbor lots of risky immune cells
Even though self-targeting immune cells remain prolific in adults’ bloodstreams, some kind of internal emergency brake seems to prevent them from triggering autoimmune disease — usually.
Wysocka, Shenoy named HHMI investigators
The funding will allow Joanna Wysocka to continue exploring the earliest steps of human development and aid Krishna Shenoy’s efforts to develop brain-machine interfaces.
Recipients of Spirit, Inspiring Change Leadership awards announced
A necropsy technician, lab manager and associate controller won Spirit Awards, and an associate director of curriculum and biobank director won Inspiring Change Leadership Awards.
Honor roll: Staff members mark anniversaries at medical school
The school is honoring staff members who have reached significant employment milestones.
Doctor, nurses honored for advances made in early days of cardiac care
Alfred Spivack taught nurses to do a number of jobs generally restricted to doctors in the early days of Stanford’s coronary care unit, and also helped to developed new technology for cardiac care.
Vantage Point: How the flipped classroom boosts faculty interest in teaching
Medical student Jennifer DeCoste-Lopez has come to believe that the flipped classroom model intrinsically helps encourage medical faculty members to prioritize teaching.
Annual symposium showcases medical student research
For the past 32 years, Stanford medical students have participated in the symposium as a chance to share months — and sometimes years — of research work that they’ve done.
John Boothroyd appointed to endowed professorship
John Boothroyd has been appointed to an endowed professorship in immunology at the School of Medicine.
Tool for assessing neighborhood health wins international award
This mobile app, honored by the Center for Active Design, enables citizens to educate city planners about neighborhood impediments to healthy living.
Symposium on how to teach medicine at the bedside set for Sept. 28-29
The event, “Stanford Medicine 25 Skills Symposium 2015: Building Leaders for the Bedside Movement at Your Institution,” is scheduled for Sept. 28-29.
5 Questions: Edward Sheen on his experience as a White House Fellow
In a recent interview, Edward Sheen shared his experience as a fellow, discussed his commitment to public service and offered advice to prospective applicants.
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