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.
Virtual reality helps surgery
Gina Milner’s successful surgery, the first at Packard Children’s to use the new imaging technology, is one of many examples of how virtual-reality techniques are now helping patients.
Volunteer devotes half a century to Stanford
When Martha Bachmann first volunteered as a “Pink Lady” in 1962, Stanford Hospital was known as Palo Alto-Stanford Hospital Center. Over her long career, she has watched the hospital expand dramatically.
Listening to the brain
Stanford engineers and neurosurgeons have worked together to develop an experimental technology that could one day allow people with paralysis to affect the world around them using only their minds.
Update on formerly conjoined twins
The 2½ -year-old sisters are happy, chatty and motivated to learn new skills as they continue to recover, according to their caregivers at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.
Algorithm can identify skin cancer
In the hope of creating better access to medical care, Stanford researchers have trained an algorithm to diagnose skin cancer.
15 faculty named CZ Biohub investigators
The researchers will be given funding by the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub to develop tools and technologies that support the organization’s goal of curing, preventing or managing every disease.
Circuitry of Parkinson’s revealed
The new Stanford technique probes the neural pathways that cause these tremors, and also provides a way to map and troubleshoot other circuits in the brain.
Global health seed grants announced
The Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health has awarded funding to six multidisciplinary research teams to jump-start novel efforts to address global health challenges.
Maternal, child health research grants made
The Stanford institute’s grant program funds projects that support innovative clinical and translational research on maternal and child health.
Gay physicians may face challenges abroad
Being gay and working in global health presents a unique set of issues, as many countries treat homosexuality as a crime, punishable by prison or death.
Leading in Precision Health
Stanford Medicine is leading the biomedical revolution in precision health, defining and developing the next generation of care that is proactive, predictive and precise.
A Legacy of Innovation
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