Plans for the nation’s first hadron center for cancer therapy
Hadron therapy, which relies on beams of charged particles including protons and heavier ions such as carbon, is expected to increase cancer cure rates because it can be used to treat larger tumors or those resistant to conventional radiotherapy.
Magnets benefit gallbladder surgery
By attaching a magnetic clip to the gallbladder and using another magnet to manipulate it from outside the body, surgeons can reduce the number of incisions needed to remove the organ.
CyberKnife for a rare condition
The CyberKnife, invented at Stanford, is being used to treat a young girl’s arteriovenous malformation, a deadly tangle of abnormal blood vessels.
Stanford’s first health hackathon
Students, health care professionals and entrepreneurs teamed up at the inaugural health++ Hackathon to collaborate and create new technologies.
Canine cancer immunotherapy
The work extends research by Stanford scientists who found that blocking CD47 might be useful in treating human cancer.
Chen named head of chemical and systems biology
Chen said he looks "forward to sustaining that collegial and collaborative culture" of the department, "while helping empower our faculty and students to pursue cutting-edge, innovative science."…
There will be blood
In the Rivals for Life blood drive, Stanford and Cal face off to see who can donate more pints.
What microballoons could reveal about gut
A microballoon that fits inside a fruit fly intestine could help scientists understand the forces or nutrients responsible for signaling the intestine to grow or shrink in response to food.
Medical student comes to the rescue
A Stanford medical student was recently recognized for her lifesaving action in preforming CPR on a man who had gone into sudden cardiac arrest.
Cullen to serve as new research dean
An expert in quantitative science and public health, Cullen will share the post with the Harry Greenberg, the current senior associate dean of research, until June.
Q&A with astronaut, alumna
At a Stanford Medicine event Sept. 29, audience members spoke with Kate Rubins, who was aboard the International Space Station.
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