A new, early career award in neuroscience was created by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative in honor of the late Stanford neuroscientist Ben Barres.
Stanford's Russ Altman discussed the pharmgkb.org database — which matches genomes with medication information — at the recent Beckman Symposium on campus.
This Stanford Medicine study clarifies the underlying biology of high-grade serous ovarian cancer and could help lead to future therapies.
Stanford pain expert Beth Darnall discusses her clinical trials on methods to taper opioid doses for patients with chronic pain.
Mentally running through a routine improves performance. A new tool – brain-machine interface – sheds light on how.
A comparison of diets for weight loss for those with different levels of insulin and metabolic genes did not find a clear winner.
Researchers have assumed that "synonymous" mutations don't matter. Now it looks like they're among the most important for creating species diversity.
New Stanford Medicine research shows that a type of nerve cell called mossy cells play a key role in seizures in temporal lobe epilepsy.
A new study suggests that a blood test following exercise may be a good way to differentiate between people who have ME/CFS and people who don't.
Several severely depressed patients were helped by a new, experimental form of transcranial magnetic stimulation developed by Stanford Medicine researchers.
During a stop at Stanford, Renee Fleming shared her thoughts on the intersection of music and medicine.
Theirs was a rare partnership, a poignant love story of recovery and renewal. The "dream team" lasted 25 years. And then it was time to say goodbye.
A look at the lab and work of Brian Kobilka, who won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
A new study led by the late Ben Barres suggests that rogue astrocytes may be involved in memory loss in otherwise healthy older brains.
Stanford researchers led work on a possible cancer vaccine that involves injecting two immune-stimulating agents directly into solid tumors.
Stanford's Mary Leonard has devoted her research career to understanding how chronic diseases weaken children's bones, and what we can do about it.