Scar painter Ted Meyer visiting Stanford
Painter Ted Meyer makes art from scars and helps medical students remember that patients are people. He’ll be at Stanford Aug. 14-17.
Following footsteps to obesity clues
Stanford researchers collected motion data from smartphones as a way to measure activity across hundreds of thousands of people to help figure out why obesity is a bigger problem in some countries than others.
Siblings get double-lung transplants
David Diaz, 9, who has cystic fibrosis, received a pair of new lungs three years after his sister, who also has CF, underwent a double-lung transplantation.
Mike Baiocchi wins Rosenkranz Prize
A Stanford Medicine statistician and his team are conducting a large, randomized trial to gather quantitative evidence about the effectiveness of a rape-prevention program in Africa.
Virtual tour of the brain
Stanford Medicine is using a new software system that combines imaging from MRIs, CT scans and angiograms to create a three-dimensional model that physicians and patients can see and manipulate — just like a virtual reality game.
Augustus White advocates for health care equality
The first African-American to graduate from the Stanford School of Medicine returned to help celebrate this year’s graduating class.
Staff award winners announced
The winners of the 2017 Spirit Award are Christine Hendricks and Ana Mezynski. Kim Walker and Mary Ayers received the 2017 Inspiring Change Leadership Award.
Integrating diverse data key to precision health
At the Big Data in Biomedicine Conference, Dean Lloyd Minor said a key goal is tackling population health and disease prevention, not just waiting for illness to strike.
A potential fast-acting treatment for OCD
A Stanford psychiatrist is researching the effects of ketamine on the brains of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder, hoping to determine why, in studies, the drug has provided relief from symptoms.
Ketamine used off-label to treat mental disorders
As research shows that the hallucinogen is a potentially powerful treatment for intractable mental disorders, and academics continue to debate its safety, private clinics across the country offer the drug to patients now.
Leading in Precision Health
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A Legacy of Innovation
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