Researchers awarded $14 million for two precision health projects
Teri Klein and Russ Altman have received NIH funding to expand two ongoing projects that publish information about the connection between patients’ genetics and their responses to prescription drugs.
El-Sayed appointed associate dean for maternal and child health
The maternal-fetal medicine expert will draw on his decades of Stanford experience to more closely integrate research and clinical care for pregnant women.
Marcella Alsan, Jason Andrews awarded Rosenkranz Prize
The award aims to help young researchers investigate ways of improving access to health care in developing countries.
Article nabs award in health-care journalism competition
The story, by Ruthann Richter, describes the experience of a sixth-year surgical resident to illustrate changes in surgical practices and training, and the greater acceptance of women in the field.
School's magazine draws top awards in national competition
Stanford Medicine magazine was recognized for the quality of its writing, design and illustrations.
$9 million grant to establish open-access autism database at Stanford
The project, funded by the Hartwell Foundation, will assemble many types of biological data from children with autism and make the information freely available to researchers worldwide.
Free skin cancer screenings to be offered June 13
Skin cancer screening is especially recommended for people who get lots of sun exposure or have fair skin, many moles, atypical-looking moles or parents or siblings who have had skin cancer.
Preview of PTSD documentary set for June 20
The film features Amit Etkin, assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences. A question-and-answer session will follow the campus screening.
Software will help researchers manage, track clinical research
The system’s tracking capabilities will enable clinical research investigators across Stanford to more efficiently manage projects and programs.
No safety threat at Stanford from July 2014 anthrax shipment
The vial of the substance is being analyzed to determine whether it contained very small quantities of live anthrax spores, but federal officials say the material is unlikely to pose any risk.
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