How starfish larvae eat and run
Tiny starfish larvae employ a complex and previously unknown survival mechanism involving whorls of water that either bring food to them or speed them away to better feeding grounds.
Care delivery ‘black box’ of health economics
A physician and economist, Chan aims to shed light on why costs and patient outcomes can vary widely, even from one hospital to the next in the same city.
Caviar as a risk factor
Anders Huitfeldt, a postdoctoral scholar at Stanford, explored the ambiguity of a popular scientific term in an article published in the British Medical Journal.
Therapy dogs take bite out of stress
A friendly group of dogs visited campus to help relax medical students before exams.
Tech support gets ‘lean’
Ever since the IRT Help Desk established a lean process improvement team, help-ticket response times and customer satisfaction have been steadily improving.
Researchers get $26.4 million for activity study
The medical school professors were awarded the grants as part of a large-scale National Institutes of Health program to study the biology of how physical activity improves health.
Conjoined twins separated
Two-year-old twin sisters Erika and Eva Sandoval are recovering in the pediatric intensive care unit following their Dec. 6 separation surgery.
Faculty Development Center turns 30
The Stanford center’s principles of clinical education have reached tens of thousands of medical teachers all over the world.
Mulholland honored with Marsh O’Neill Award
The director of the Cell Sciences Imaging Facility won the annual prize, which is awarded to staff members who have made outstanding contributions to Stanford's research mission.
Nusse wins $3 million Breakthrough Prize
The developmental biologist was honored for helping to decode how Wnt signaling proteins affect embryonic development, cancer and the activity of tissue-specific adult stem cells that repair damage after injury or disease.
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.
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