Videos explain concepts of clinical research
Bioethicists are releasing videos and policy guidelines that aim to promote more ethical comparative-effectiveness research within medical practices.
Kidney transplants give Hawaii siblings chance to get growing
Siblings Dominic and Julia Faisca of Hawaii, both of whom suffer from a rare genetic disease, are now “growing like weeds” thanks to kidney transplants led by Waldo Concepcion, MD.
Biodesign fellows develop a device for relieving night terrors
An interdisciplinary team is working toward a solution to help children with night terrors — and their parents — get a more peaceful night’s rest.
Effort will aim to find out what makes for long, healthy lives
The Wellness Living Laboratory will examine lifestyle choices that lead to healthier lives.
Surgical residents play hooky to keep healthy
A former resident’s suicide inspired a wellness program in the Department of Surgery. Years later, the program continues to promote psychological and physical well-being for busy new surgeons.
Stanford students ease life in the zoo
A dozen Stanford sophomores have designed ways to enrich the lives of the giraffe, lions and kinkajou at the San Francisco Zoo.
Weis named chair of Department of Structural Biology
William Weis, PhD, an expert on X-ray crystallography, will now chair a department that includes two Nobel laureates.
Optogenetics earns Deisseroth Keio Prize in Medicine
Optogenetics, a technique that uses light to control the activity of the brain, is now widely used at Stanford and worldwide to understand the brain's wiring and to unravel behavior.
First Health 4 All fellows cross finish line, showcase projects
The inaugural Stanford Health 4 All cohort has finished the nine-month fellowship program, which plans to offer master’s degrees and more.
Nurse in heart program brings personal experience to the job
Born with a life-threatening heart defect, Christy Sillman, a nurse in the Adult Congenital Heart Program, now helps patients like herself.