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Scientists have made an important step forward in treating a deadly childhood brain tumor, using T cells engineered to target a surface sugar found on the cancer cells.
Dyani Gaudilliere discusses the role of Stanford’s hospital dentists and the need for a more integrated approach to dentistry.
The scenario many of us learned in school is that two X chromosomes make someone female, and an X and a Y chromosome make someone male. These are simplistic ways of thinking about what is scientifically very complex.
In this final installment of the "Breaking down diabetes" series, physician-researcher Randall Stafford weighs in on a debate about blood sugar levels that relates to drug prices.
Are the health-benefit claims from intermittent fasting backed up by scientific evidence? John Trepanowski, postdoctoral research fellow at the Stanford Prevention Research Center,weighs in.
In 1968, the first successful adult heart transplant took place at Stanford. Here's what has happened since then.
This Stars of Stanford Medicine Q&A features Cooper Galvin, a graduate student in biophysics, who is working to make science accessible to all.
With the newly-established Center for Precision Mental Health and Wellness at Stanford, Leanne Williams plans to deepen and broaden her research connecting brain function and mental health and bring those discoveries to patients.
Robert Negrin outlined the history of Stanford's bone marrow transplantation program and touched on research and other developments in the field over the past 30 years.
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged essay, former medical student Jennifer DeCoste-Lopez reflects on the loss of a young patient.
In a candid piece, Hamsika Chandrasekar shares the challenges of being a third-year medical student.
Future physicians may one day be practicing more as overseers rather than decision makers, argues Stanford medical student Steven Zhang.