Brain implants steady artist’s hand
Thanks to deep brain stimulation, an artist stricken with a common but lesser known neurological disorder called essential tremor can paint again with a steady hand.
Genome sequencing at Stanford Health Care
Stanford Medicine now provides a service that harnesses the power of genome sequencing to identify the source of diseases and help target treatments.
Pathologist Jon Kosek dies at 90
An outdoor enthusiast, bicyclist and founder of a Christmas tree farm, Kosek was a staff pathologist at the VA Palo Alto Heath Care System for nearly 45 years, mentoring hundreds of residents and students.
How the pandemic is changing medicine
Stanford Health Care President and CEO David Entwistle spoke with other health care leaders on how the coronavirus pandemic has challenged their organizations and their communities, and how it could alter health care.
Standout year for heart transplant program
Research scientist Tom Pugh was among 86 people to undergo heart transplants at Stanford Health Care in 2020.
Coronavirus likely first infects upper airway cells
A Stanford Medicine study reports that the coronavirus likely first infects upper airway cells and that hypertension drugs probably don't increase the risk of infection.
Patient’s leg healing after freak injury
Wendy Quivey suffered a complex leg fracture while celebrating a friend’s wedding in Mexico. Stanford orthopaedic surgeon Michael Gardner was able to get her back on her feet.
Biomedical Innovations building dedicated
The Stanford community celebrated the opening of the Biomedical Innovations Building, a new addition to campus that will help foster multidisciplinary partnerships.
Emergency-use authorization for COVID-19 self-test kit
A kit that allows individuals to collect their own nasal swabs and ship the specimens to a lab for COVID-19 testing received an emergency-use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration.
Biomarker for lipedema discovered
Researchers have identified a molecule that ties lipedema to other lymphatic diseases, such as lymphedema, and distinguishes it from obesity.
Eventful first year at new hospital
The 368-bed hospital building, which celebrates its one-year anniversary on Nov. 17, features technology and design features that have made handling COVID-19 cases easier.
Stanford Medicine is closely monitoring the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). A dedicated page provides the latest information and developments related to the pandemic.
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