Plans for the nation’s first hadron center for cancer therapy
Hadron therapy, which relies on beams of charged particles including protons and heavier ions such as carbon, is expected to increase cancer cure rates because it can be used to treat larger tumors or those resistant to conventional radiotherapy.
Cullen to serve as new research dean
An expert in quantitative science and public health, Cullen will share the post with the Harry Greenberg, the current senior associate dean of research, until June.
Q&A with astronaut, alumna
At a Stanford Medicine event Sept. 29, audience members spoke with Kate Rubins, who was aboard the International Space Station.
Community advisory board for researchers
The Community Advisory Board for Clinical Research is made up of Bay Area residents who can provide insights and advice to investigators on recruiting study participants from a broad range of ethnicities, cultures, ages and economic backgrounds.
Promise of an air-bag bike helmet
Drop tests from as high as 2 meters show that an air-bag helmet may reduce impact by as much as sixfold compared to traditional bike helmets.
Bioscience students don lab coats
Chosen from a pool of 1,959 applicants, the 122 new Stanford graduate students in the biosciences have begun classes.
Expanding services for aging adults
The Aging Adult Services program at Stanford Health Care helps patients and families make decisions and navigate care.
Stanford Medicine leaders look ahead
At a panel discussion on Sept. 22, Stanford Medicine’s leaders highlighted accomplishments from the past year and discussed future opportunities.
Verghese receives National Humanities Medal
Abraham Verghese, MD, the critically acclaimed author, was honored at a White House ceremony for helping to deepen the nation’s understanding of the human experience.
Grant Writing Academy honored
A Stanford Biosciences program employs peer mentors to help graduate students and postdoctoral scholars improve their grant-writing skills. Its annual proposal boot camp begins Sept. 26.
Prakash wins prestigious MacArthur grant
The bioengineer develops novel tools for “frugal science” — inexpensive devices that can be used to tackle global health problems and that also aim to democratize access to scientific experience.
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
Stanford Medicine's unrivaled atmosphere of breakthrough thinking and interdisciplinary collaboration has fueled a long history of achievements.