First LGBTQ+ forum celebrates visibility
Members and allies of Stanford Medicine’s sexual and gender minority community united in an Oct. 10 event affirming their visibility and inclusion.
First ENT clinic for children opens in Zimbabwe
Stanford’s Peter Koltai is participating in an effort to advance much-needed ENT care for children in Zimbabwe.
Juul e-cigarettes pose risks to youth
Teens are struggling to recognize the addictive potential of Juul e-cigarettes, a product that appeals to youth, according to a team of Stanford researchers.
Ketoprofen treats symptoms of lymphedema
Two early-stage clinical trials led by Stanford researchers have shown that ketoprofen can improve skin damage in patients with lymphedema.
Mystery of a simple marine animal
Watching the movement of every cell in an adult animal all at once, the Prakash lab discovered ultra-fast cellular contractions. This research suggests a new role for cellular contractions in tissue cohesion.
Heart pump for a young patient
Lizneidy Serratos, a patient at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, became the smallest person in the country to receive a HeartMate 3 ventricular assist device.
Major gifts to neurosciences institute
In recognition of a gift from alumna Clara Wu Tsai and her husband, Joe Tsai, the Stanford Neurosciences Institute is changing its name to the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute.
Concussion study in high school football
Three Bay Area high school football teams have been outfitted with mouthguards that measure head motion. Stanford scientists hope to use the data to better understand what causes concussions.
Bloodstream pathogens often come from gut
A computational tool designed by Stanford scientists makes it easier to identify the source of bloodstream infections and, ideally, rid patients of reservoirs where potentially troublesome microbes reside.
Rearranging genome with CRISPR
Using a new variation of gene-editing technology CRISPR, Stanford scientists were able to change the spatial organization of DNA in cell nuclei and show how physical relocation altered cell function.
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