Musician-turned-scientist develops drug for inflammatory bowel disease
Finding an alternative remedy for her ulcerative colitis set a Stanford musicology student on a new and unexpected career path as a scientist and entrepreneurial drug developer.
California vaccination exemptions tend to cluster in white, affluent communities
A new study may help public health officials come up with strategies for reaching out to parents who may be the most likely to avoid vaccinating their children.
For diabetes educator, work is personal
Anna Simos, who was diagnosed with diabetes at age 15, has devoted her career to the preventing the disease and caring for those who have it.
Deisseroth wins $3 million Breakthrough Prize
Initiated in 2013 by Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, the annual award — the world’s largest in dollar terms — honors pioneers in life sciences, fundamental physics and mathematics.
Stanford Medicine debuts compelling new formats for continuing medical education
The medical school is debuting new online continuing medical education courses that show how information freed from words-only presentation can be an effective medical education tool.
Rocket scientists bring expertise to analyzing breath of sick children
Three rocket-combustion experts teamed up with a pediatrician to engineer a breath analyzer for diseases — a goal that many have tried and failed to reach.
Story of family's tumor donation inspires more donations
With the donated tissue, a Stanford team has created the first cell line and mouse model of diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, a deadly tumor.
Bad for the bone: The toll of childhood chronic disease
A Stanford researcher is working to prevent early osteoporotic fractures in those who have withstood childhood chronic diseases.
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery celebrates 50 years
An iconoclastic approach to training residents, championed by the division’s founder, made a lasting impact on the field.
Experts debate public health consequences of e-cigarettes
Panelists debated whether e-cigarettes could help long-time smokers quit combustible cigarettes, or whether the devices could help make smoking seem like a normal activity again.
Leading in Precision Health
Stanford Medicine is leading the biomedical revolution in precision health, defining and developing the next generation of care that is proactive, predictive and precise.
A Legacy of Innovation
Stanford Medicine's unrivaled atmosphere of breakthrough thinking and interdisciplinary collaboration has fueled a long history of achievements.