Why a defective gene is tied so strongly to Parkinson’s disease has baffled researchers. Now, a study led by Stanford scientists appears to have pieced together a major part of the puzzle. Read more.
Elizabeth Winzeler (Former Postdoc, Davis Lab) was awarded the Alice and C. C. Wang Award in Molecular Parasitology for her contributions to antimalarial drug development. Read more on why having an atypical background can be an advantage by providing a different perspective on a challenge.
Peter Kim is one of three recipients of the 2019 Stanford Medicine Alumni Association Award, presented to distinguished alumni for exceptional service to Stanford Medicine and outstanding lifetime contributions to medicine and the biomedical sciences.
When James Spudich was diagnosed with lung cancer, researchers had a rare, and unexpected, opportunity to study healthy and diseased human tissue at an unprecedented level of detail. (May 3, 2018)
Three Stanford researchers are among the 84 newly elected members of the National Academy of Sciences.
CRISPR Screens Uncover Genes that Regulate Target Cell Sensitivity to the Morphogen Sonic Hedgehog
Stanford researchers have identified more than 20 mouse lemurs with genetic traits for conditions such as heart disease and eye problems, making the tiny primates potentially useful for understanding diseases in humans
"Replacing the world's most destructive industry"
Scientists at Stanford University may have uncovered for the first time why taking deep breaths can be so calming.
Cheap and reusable diagnostic “lab on a chip” has the potential to enhance diagnostic capabilities around the world, especially in developing countries. (Feb 6, 2017)
. . . on a frigid Monday in December, Mr. Motz sat down for a burger that promised to be unlike any he had eaten before. He was at Momofuku Nishi, a new restaurant from the celebrity chef David Chang, and he had come to eat the Impossible Burger. . . (Jan 13, 2017)
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with astronaut Kate Rubins, former grad student from the Brown Lab. (June 30, 2016)
Established in 1936, the Award recognizes individuals who have made the greatest advancements in understanding cancer through basic discovery
Rhiju Das says a game like Eterna Medicine could someday enable citizen-scientists to invent their own pharmaceuticals. (May 2, 2016)
A researcher changes course to help his son. (Spring 2016)
Jennifer Doudna presents, "CRISPR Biology and the New Era of Genome Engineering". (March 9, 2016)
Heaving an unconscious sigh is a life-sustaining reflex that helps preserve lung function. (Feb 8, 2016)
New technology may soon be able to measure what's in your sweat and reveal information about your health. (Jan 27, 2016)