Porteus receives $1M stem cell grant for ‘bubble boy disease’
The grant will allow the researcher to pursue a stem-cell-based gene therapy approach to correcting a form of severe combined immunodeficiency in humans.
Medicine, humanities, art to be explored at four April events
Poetry, dance, opera and otolaryngology are among the offerings in April from the Stanford Medicine and the Muse Program in Medical Humanities and the Arts.
Immunology center seeks pilot-project applicants
Funding for successful applications will be supplied by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to curing and preventing global infectious diseases.
Costs, benefits of opioids subject of April 9 forum
The topic of discussion will be prescription opioids, which provide much-needed relief to people in acute pain but are also widely misused, leading to addiction and over 1,000 overdose deaths per month.
Dean to host town hall March 25 featuring Kari Nadeau, Charles Prober
During the forum, Kari Nadeau will discuss allergy research, and Charles Prober will discuss how a recent grant will help Stanford re-imagine undergraduate medical school education.
Clinic receives certification for Duchenne muscular dystrophy
The expertise of the team that treats Duchenne muscular dystrophy at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford has been recognized by a nonprofit organization.
Dennis Lund to join Stanford Children’s Health as chief medical officer
Dennis Lund brings 30 years of experience as a leader at children’s hospitals in Boston, Phoenix and Wisconsin.
Leonard appointed associate dean for maternal and child health
The expert in clinical research across the life span will lead the School of Medicine’s efforts to build research infrastructure at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.
Stem cell 'tool' grants given to five researchers
The awards are the third in the agency’s “tools and technology” grants, which encourage researchers to develop new methods and techniques to overcome stumbling blocks in the field.
App finds cancer clinical trials at Stanford
Patients can use the new app to find clinical trials for different types of cancer at Stanford.
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