Health technology for aging adults
The 12 fellows will follow the Stanford program’s usual process of gathering information, identifying needs and developing solutions.
Wernig, Prakash named Faculty Scholars
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Simons Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation selected 84 young scientists who will receive five-year grants to support their work.
Pediatric cancer grants announced
Kara Davis, Melissa Mavers and Liora Schultz awarded St. Baldrick’s Foundation grants.
Arnold to give Sept. 27 King Lecture
Robert Arnold, a palliative-care expert at the University of Pittsburgh, will discuss what clinicians can do when conflicts crop up over what constitutes appropriate care.
Online anti-doping course offered
“HealthPro Advantage: Anti-Doping Education for the Health Professional” is free for health-care professionals and can be taken at the Stanford Center for Continuing Medical Education website.
Faculty named endowed professors
Victor Carrion and Kari Nadeau have been appointed to endowed professorships at the School of Medicine.
Documentary nominated for Emmy
The short documentary by Stanford videographer Mark Hanlon captures Paul Kalanithi’s shifting perception of time while living with terminal cancer.
Bhatt awarded Rosenkranz Prize
The physician-scientist intends to use the prize money to execute the first multinational microbiome research project focused on noncommunicable disease risk in Africa.
ITI calls for grant applications
Preference will be given to grant applications that are interdisciplinary and that have a disease focus.
Early-career epilepsy grants announced
Juliet Knowles, Megan Wyeth and Christopher Makinson awarded American Epilepsy Society grants.
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