Deisseroth wins Massry Prize
The psychiatrist and bioengineer is being honored for his groundbreaking work in creating a viable technique for installing light-driven “on” and “off” switches on the surfaces of nerve cells, enabling investigators to learn exactly what they do.
Stanford Medicine examines well-being
The summer issue of the magazine delves into the question of how people thrive. It also includes a Q&A with author Laura Hillenbrand, who copes with chronic fatigue syndrome, on how she is leaving frailty behind.
A conversation with Laura Hillenbrand
In this podcast, author Laura Hillenbrand discusses her illness, her newfound strengths and how she is leaving frailty behind.
Faculty named endowed professors
Victor Carrion and Kari Nadeau have been appointed to endowed professorships at the School of Medicine.
A safer way for bone marrow transplants
Scientists have devised a way to destroy blood stem cells in mice without using chemotherapy or radiotherapy, both of which have toxic side effects.
Stanford, Google team up on health data
Stanford Medicine will use the power, security and scale of Google Cloud Platform to support precision health and more efficient patient care.
Tackling China’s rising chronic disease burden
A graduate seminar in Beijing brought together students from Stanford and China to consider solutions to China’s growing problems of cancer, stroke and heart disease.
Documentary nominated for Emmy
The short documentary by Stanford videographer Mark Hanlon captures Paul Kalanithi’s shifting perception of time while living with terminal cancer.
A lifesaving needle
In Madagascar, S.V. Mahadevan taught health-care workers how to insert a special needle into bone to gain access to the circulatory system. The technique was used to successfully treat a 2-month-old on the island with a life-threatening infection.
Sickle cell trait not as dangerous as thought
Surprising findings from a study of health records of thousands of African-American soldiers show that a common genetic condition poses far less risk than previously thought.
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
Stanford Medicine's unrivaled atmosphere of breakthrough thinking and interdisciplinary collaboration has fueled a long history of achievements.