People who develop abnormal numbers of skin cancers called basal cell carcinomas may be at increased risk of other, unrelated internal cancers.
Second-year medical student Nagehan Ayakta tried out research before turning to medicine, she explains in this Stars of Stanford Medicine feature.
Laila Soudi is documenting her experience traveling among Syrian refugees in the Middle East as part of the Stanford Refugee Research Project.
An electrochemical on/off switch in the brain may spell the difference between sociability and social awkwardness, scientists have learned.
Stroke can affect how we perceive our bodies' positions and movements. Now, mechanical engineers are trying to help to potentially create assistive devices.
Drowning is the leading cause of death for children ages 1-4. Here, Stanford pediatricians offer tips and reminders to help keep kids safe.
A team of Stanford researchers have developed a nanoparticle that allows them to track molecular signals within a neuron.
Medical student Yoo Jung Kim cautions potential students to learn more about the profession and consider their motivations before applying to med school.
Stanford's Tait Shanafelt is working to address physician burnout, which impacts physicians' quality of life as well as patient care.
Stanford Biodesign trainees have developed new medical devices and diagnostics that have been used to help care for more than 1.5 million patients so far.
Colorado pediatrics resident Daniel Lam began knitting anatomy as a medical student. In this Q&A, he discusses his work and the challenges he's faced.
Chris Cheng, an adjunct professor of surgery, recently spent six months as a Visiting Fellow at Oxford.
Shashank Joshi discusses the impact of a proactive attitude towards mental health awareness and mental illness treatment, and why mental health in schools is key for student engagement and learning in this podcast.
New technology developed at Stanford Medicine automatically identifies cell types and provides view of how cells interact with their environment.
A pilot trial shows that equipping Google Glass with a face-recognition app can improve social skills in kids with autism.
NFL cheerleader and Stanford scribe and research coordinator Laurel Sharpless has improved screening for intimate partner violence in primary care clinics.