Medicare’s blame game
A Stanford researcher and his colleague got access to data showing the inner workings of an influential committee advising Medicare. They found that bias among its members has different effects from what critics claim.
Graduating med students meet their matches
Stanford medical students gathered together on Match Day to find out where they would serve their residencies for the next three or more years.
Neuroanatomy lab bridges virtual reality, OR
Stanford’s Department of Neurosurgery has a new anatomy lab next door to its virtual reality center. Together, the labs are a valuable resource for trainees and surgeons alike.
Exome sequencing program launched
The Clinical Genomics Program, which began as a pilot program a few years ago, offers whole-exome sequencing and analysis to patients with undiagnosed genetic diseases.
Antibody treatment for ‘bubble boy’ disease
In a clinical trial, participants were given an antibody to CD117, a cell surface marker, in an effort to wipe out their defective blood stem cells without high-risk chemotherapy or radiation.
How our brains prepare for action
Mentally running through a routine improves performance, but how that works isn’t clear. Now, a new tool — brain-machine interface — suggests the answer lies in how our brains prepare for action.
Schneider on disease and data sculptures
Many infectious diseases, including malaria, are marked by cyclical ups and downs. David Schneider takes a creative approach to making sense of those ups and downs.
Patients, caregivers tell their stories
The Stanford Storybank features conversations between two people about learning, connecting and healing.
Assay tweak could help disease detection
The technique is based on an existing method called a proximity ligation assay, which converts the biomarker into a DNA sequence.
Analysis reveals surprising DNA secrets
DNA twitches during transcription to bring distant regions in contact and enhance gene expression, according to Stanford researchers who devised a new way to label individual, nonrepetitive DNA sequences.
Newborn undergoes ‘bloodless’ surgery
Lola Garcia of Hemet, California, was the smallest infant in North America to undergo such a procedure.
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