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Precision Health News
Immune cell-based cancer diagnostics
Stanford scientists were able to engineer immune cells known as macrophages to detect and flag cancer in mice. The researchers hope the technique can be used for early cancer diagnostics in humans.
Apple Heart Study demonstrates ability of wearable technology to detect atrial fibrillation
Stanford researchers presented preliminary findings from a virtual study that enrolled more than 400,000 participants.
Discovery could limit toxic effect of chemo
Stanford researchers have found a way to predict who will suffer heart problems from a common breast-cancer drug, as well as identified an FDA-approved medication that could mitigate those side effects.
Stanford, Apple Collaborate on Heart Study
Stanford Medicine has joined with Apple in an innovative research study using data from Apple Watch to identify irregular heart rhythms, including those from potentially serious heart conditions like atrial fibrillation.
Stanford Medicine Events
Diversity LABS: Leadership, Authenticity, Belonging in Science
Seminar Series: David Rehkopf
An Introduction to Population Based Data for Studies of DNA Methylation
Stanford HyPE: High School to PhD Event
Autobiography of a Transgender Scientist
Opioid Coding Bench
Using claims data to analyze persistent opioid use and misuse following dental opioid prescriptions