Medical students present research projects
Juggling medical school and scientific research, Stanford students came together in a poster board competition to show the depth and breadth of their projects, from global health to stem cells.
40 years of monkey business
On Mondays, volunteers gather at the Los Altos Senior Center to create the toys, which are made from red-heeled work socks, nylon hose, yarn and red ribbons.
$3 million to study Huntington’s
Researchers at Stanford Medicine and the Gladstone Institutes will use the gift for gene editing and stem cell techniques to develop treatments for the neurodegenerative disorder.
Samuel So on ending viral hepatitis
A Stanford liver disease expert and leading anti-hepatitis campaigner recently discussed what it will take to rub out viral hepatitis and why it’s important. Hint: It causes more than 20,000 U.S. deaths annually.
Participants sought for peanut allergy studies
Scientists at Stanford are studying a vaccine and an antibody drug that may help reduce the severity of peanut allergies.
Three elected to National Academy of Sciences
Dominique Bergmann, John Pringle and Anne Villeneuve are now part of an organization designed to advise the nation on issues related to science and technology.
Stanford students named HHMI fellows
The selected students will receive grants from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to support them in a year of biomedical research.
Children’s health care on the line
If Medicaid funding is compromised, it destabilizes the entire children’s health care system on two fronts, writes the president and CEO of Stanford Children’s Health.
Gun sales spiked after mass shootings
In the six weeks after the Newtown and San Bernardino mass shootings, handguns sales jumped in California, yet there is little research on why — or on the implications for public health, according to a Stanford researcher.
Forebrain circuits assembled in lab
Stanford investigators fused two stem-cell-derived neural spheroids, each containing a different type of human neuron, then watched as one set of neurons migrated and hooked up with the other set.
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