Wysocka, Shenoy named HHMI investigators
The funding will allow Joanna Wysocka to continue exploring the earliest steps of human development and aid Krishna Shenoy’s efforts to develop brain-machine interfaces.
Recipients of Spirit, Inspiring Change Leadership awards announced
A necropsy technician, lab manager and associate controller won Spirit Awards, and an associate director of curriculum and biobank director won Inspiring Change Leadership Awards.
Honor roll: Staff members mark anniversaries at medical school
The school is honoring staff members who have reached significant employment milestones.
Doctor, nurses honored for advances made in early days of cardiac care
Alfred Spivack taught nurses to do a number of jobs generally restricted to doctors in the early days of Stanford’s coronary care unit, and also helped to developed new technology for cardiac care.
Annual symposium showcases medical student research
For the past 32 years, Stanford medical students have participated in the symposium as a chance to share months — and sometimes years — of research work that they’ve done.
Globe-trotting neuroscientist studies how brain encodes spatial information
Lisa Giocomo always loved biology, but took a detour through medicine and psychology on her way to becoming a neurobiologist. She studies grid cells, the brain’s navigation system, to determine how the brain encodes spatial information.
Implanted pump helps heart-failure patient graduate from high school
Doctors said 17-year-old Tovi Balliao was too sick to wait for a heart transplant. But now, a pump implanted in his heart has let him delay a transplant indefinitely.
Making biotechnology interactive with games, remote-control labs
Bioengineers have created games that allow people to interact with cells, as well as a robotic lab capable of carrying out remote-controlled experiments.
Physician in Nepal reports on post-quake conditions
Others from the Stanford Emergency Medicine Program for Emergency Response may join Paul Auerbach soon in the earthquake-ravaged country.
Pilot project aims to help heart-failure patients self-manage
A pilot project that monitors heart-failure patients at home is a joint effort of Stanford Health Care’s heart failure team and Aging Adult Services Program.
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