Understanding ‘chemo brain’
Three types of cells in the brain’s white matter show interwoven problems during the cognitive dysfunction that follows treatment with the cancer drug methotrexate, Stanford neuroscientists have found.
Possible zinc strategy for diabetes
To treat diabetes directly, rather than manage its symptoms, doctors need a way to get drugs to cells that produce insulin. The key, Stanford researchers report, may be those cells’ affinity for zinc.
New appointment for Ronald Dalman
In the new role of associate dean for market development, Ronald Dalman will partner with Stanford Health Care business development leadership and others to fulfill regional goals of the integrated strategic plan.
What sea invertebrate reveals about us
A lowly sea creature may provide a way to understand our own blood-forming system, improve our immune function and find new immune-associated tools for biological discovery, Stanford researchers say.
Cullen named senior associate vice provost
In his new role, Cullen will advise on strategy for institutes, independent labs and centers, and review policy and compliance for the universitywide research enterprise.
Bee-made protein keeps stem cells primed
An active protein component of royal jelly helps honeybees create new queens. Stanford researchers have identified a similar protein in mammals, which keeps cultured embryonic stem cells pluripotent.
Dental opioids and youth addiction
In teenagers and young adults, receiving opioids from dental providers is linked with elevated risk for continued opioid use and abuse, a Stanford study has found.
Progress in peanut-allergy immunotherapy
As immunotherapy for peanut allergy advances, a Stanford allergy expert discusses what that means for parents, providers and the future of allergy treatments.
Possible therapy for surgical adhesions
Fibrous adhesions that form after abdominal surgery may be preventable or treatable, according to Stanford study. Adhesions affect most surgical patients, and treating them costs over $1 billion annually.
Home videos for autism diagnosis
Algorithms generated through machine learning can sort through observations of children’s behavior in short home videos to determine if the children have autism, a Stanford study has shown.
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