Director named for population health sciences
The center, under the directorship of Mark Cullen, will offer universitywide research funding, education and access to insurance claims and medical records databases.
Hidden enemy: Emerging form of poliovirus threatens hopes for eradication
A newly recognized form of poliovirus has emerged from one of the vaccines being used to eradicate the paralyzing illness. Stanford’s Yvonne Maldonado and others are studying how to solve the problem.
Girl's massive airway tumor treated through new therapy
The lifesaving treatment Isabella Manley received as a baby has allowed her to become a healthy first-grader. The treatment protocol has since been used worldwide to help thousands of others with similar tumors.
Researchers identify 'bridge' state necessary for cellular reprogramming
A new study shows that mature cells enter a unique transition state when being reprogrammed to iPS cells. Deconstructing the reprogramming process will help researchers better understand pluripotency.
Ceremony marks milestone for construction of new Stanford Hospital
The structural phase of the hospital’s construction is now complete. The new 824,000-square-foot- building is scheduled to open in early 2018.
Interactive map aims to improve cancer care in developing nations
With cancer on the rise in the developing world, a Stanford oncologist and her colleagues have unveiled an interactive map designed to connect international experts in cancer care and research.
Researchers solve mystery of the dancing droplets
Puzzled by the odd behavior of food-coloring droplets, a trio of bioengineers dove into a previously unexplored current in fluid dynamics to discover the forces that choreographed a molecular minuet.
New program assigns personal guides to cancer patients
A new program assigns special nurses to serve as one-on-one advocates and liaisons for cancer patients new to Stanford Health Care.
New system aims to simplify patient transfers in emergency
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford has a new electronic medical records system that helps make the process of transferring patients safer and more efficient in the event of a major crisis.
Medical students open envelopes and glimpse their futures
A national event that places graduating medical students into residencies, Match Day is both a celebration and a nerve-wracking affair.
Kalanithi’s words on transition from neurosurgeon to cancer patient to new dad touch millions
Surgeon Paul Kalanithi’s essay about mortality, time’s changeable nature and finding meaning in life despite terminal illness inspired readers from Stanford to England to Germany.
Leading the Biomedical Revolution
We are in the middle of a biomedical revolution more profound and far-reaching than the industrial and digital revolutions that made it possible.
A Legacy of Innovation
Stanford Medicine's unrivaled atmosphere of breakthrough thinking and interdisciplinary collaboration has fueled a long history of achievements.