Scientists modify a well-established imaging technique using gold nanoparticles to see swaths of tissue at a single-cell level.
A study confirmed that patients with peripheral artery disease have a higher risk of heart attack, and are more likely to have a rarer type of heart attack.
In this In the Spotlight, graduate student Beatriz Robinson discusses her research on the enteric nervous system and her interests outside of science.
Two leaders of Stanford’s Presence Center — Abraham Verghese and Sonoo Thadaney Israni — explore how AI can enhance the human side of patient care.
An emergency room physician shares the story of treating a baby with a gunshot wound and how the experience shaped her views on gun violence.
Stanford scientists are making efforts to create high-resolution simulated versions of the human brain, bells and whistles and warts and all.
In this piece, a fourth-year medical student shares a recent patient encounter and what he's learned about breaking bad news to patients.
The cost of treating animal-related injuries in U.S. emergency rooms is about $1.2 billion per year, a new Stanford study shows.
During a recent Facebook Live event, Francis Collins answers middle school students' questions about science and STEM careers.
Although sparked by trauma, PTSD has a genetic component as well, which can influence what therapy is most successful and provide other insights.
Fourteen-year-old Athena Tran celebrated an important personal milestone this week: It's been one year since she received a heart transplant.
New Stanford research found that knowing your genetic make-up can affect how your body responds and potentially affect your risk for certain conditions.
As part of a writer's reporting for a magazine story, she tested out new technology that's meant to keep drivers more relaxed.
A new analysis found that the National Institutes of Health is funding more conservative research projects, which does not promote great new discoveries, the authors argue.
Proteins that guide transcription factors from the nuclear membrane to the DNA cause drug-resistant skin cancers and are new targets for drug development.
Stanford graduate student Francis Aguisanda shares his struggles with mental illness in this piece, which he wrote to let others know they are not alone.