Q&A with Team USA physician
A native of South Korea, the sports medicine specialist will be traveling to his home country for the Winter Olympics, where he’ll be on call to treat American athletes.
Potential skin cancer treatment
Stanford researchers have learned how basal cell carcinoma evades drug treatment without mutating. The researchers found possible drug targets that may allow for more personalized treatment of this common skin cancer.
'Vaccine’ destroys tumors in mice
Activating T cells in tumors eliminated even distant metastases in mice, Stanford researchers found. Lymphoma patients are being recruited to test the technique in a clinical trial.
March 22 memorial for Juergen Willmann
The service for Willmann, a radiology professor who died Jan. 8, will take place at Stanford Memorial Church and is open to the Stanford community.
Better sanitation improves health
A Stanford-led study found that improving water, sanitation and hygiene in poor regions of Bangladesh helped overall health but, contrary to expectations, did not improve children’s growth.
Project to address Syrian refugee crisis
The Stanford Refugee Research Project aims to create a campuswide collaborative of organizations and individuals committed to relief efforts for the refugees.
Broader use of acute-stroke therapy pays off
In a multicenter study led by Stanford researchers, the number of stroke patients who died or required confinement to nursing homes was nearly cut in half, the biggest improvement seen in any stroke-related trial to date.
Good math attitude boosts memory power
A positive attitude toward math boosts the brain’s memory center and predicts math performance independent of factors such as a child’s IQ, a Stanford study has found.
Imaging program launches seminar series
A seminar series that aims to fosters cross-disciplinary discussions about medicine and disease will begin Jan. 31 with an event led by Douglas Lowy, deputy director of the National Cancer Institute.
Autism research funds awarded
Three Stanford psychiatry researchers have been awarded $2.5 million to investigate patients with autism who also have enlarged brains, a condition known as megalencephaly.
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