On Friday, several members of Stanford's emergency-response team headed to the Philippines to provide medical assistance in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. Stanford Hospital videographer Todd Holland was on the scene as the team prepared, and he captured the beginning of their journey in the video above.
Much of what we know about the immune system comes from experiments conducted on mice. But lab mice are not little human beings. The two species are separated by both physiology and lifestyles. Stanford immunologist Mark Davis is calling on his colleagues to shift their research focus to people.