Sylvy Kornberg was known as the wife and mother of Nobel laureates. But she was also an accomplishment biochemist, her granddaughter writes.
Experts from academia, industry government and more came together at this year's Big Data in Precision Health conference to share successes, lessons and insights into how they're breaking down data to precisely advance health care and research.
They were two patients who couldn’t have been more different: one was a baby boy less than a year old, the other a retired physician. They even had vastly different medical conditions. Yet both needed the same life-saving remedy: a liver transplant.
The culture of modern medicine is challenging the ability of doctors to develop strong relationships with their patients, potentially harming both health care and physician wellness.
The medical dictionary was small, with a worn green-black cover. Published in 1898, it featured a wonderfully odd assortment of terms, with definitions averaging about six words. I set out to learn more about who wrote it and how it was used.
This video highlights Stanford Health Care's team-based approach to diabetes care. Patient Hazel shares her experience helping to design a treatment plan.
Stanford Medicine teams recently trained for a disaster. Follow along throughout the morning as the emergency teams respond.
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged piece, fourth-year medical student Akhilesh Pathipati offers suggestions to improve medical school career counseling.
The Stanford Medical Student Research Symposium included 64 students, and their faculty mentors, and offered an opportunity to share their research projects, which spanned a variety of disciplines.
As a third-year medical student, Luisa Valenzuela Riveros, MD, was eager to begin participating in hospital rounds. But, as she told the audience at a Diversity and Inclusion Forum held Friday at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, one of her early case presentations didn’t go at all as she had hoped.
During a recent talk, Lisa Goldthwaite, a clinical assistant professor at Stanford, told the truths of HPV, sharing practical insights and lessons that are important to everyone's health.
Mimicking a stem cells' natural environment in the laboratory is impossible without recent bioengineering advances. Stanford scientists reflect on the field and speculate about future possibilities, including growing whole organs.
New Stanford Medicine research found that a compound called d-limonene has the potential to help head and neck cancer patients who suffer from dry mouth.
Stanford Medicine magazine explores how vital hearing and listening are for our well-being, and the science behind discoveries that could improve how we do both.
At a recent seminar hosted by Stanford medical students, hospice physician Gary Pasternak discussed his work and the importance of listening and storytelling.
At a free event on May 19, Stanford faculty and researchers will present the latest medical breakthroughs and give talks on ways to improve everyday health and wellness.