Stanford dermatologist Roxana Daneshjou describes the advantages of using Twitter to discuss methods and findings of research papers.
Month: March 2020
Passion for technology, humanities drives Stanford med student
An accomplished musician with a passion for programming, Stanford medical student Sheun Aluko hopes to combine his interests as a doctor of the future.
Lyme disease bacteria eradicated by new drug in early tests
A study provides evidence that the drug azlocillin eliminates the bacteria that cause Lyme disease at the onset of infection in lab mice and cultures.
Can a blood test pinpoint lung cancers in high-risk people?
Stanford researchers are working on a test to identify early-stage lung cancer by detecting tumor-specific mutations in bits of DNA in the bloodstream.
Have thoughts about coronavirus? Share them in a large Stanford survey
The Stanford Coronavirus Study is investigating how the COVID-19 outbreak is affecting people's lives. It is open to new participants.
Former Doctors Without Borders leader reflects on saving lives in war zone
Joanne Liu, a former Doctors Without Borders international president, reflects on the challenges of saving lives while under fire in war zones.
ACA helps trauma patients avoid financial catastrophe, but more is needed
The Affordable Care Act has reduced the number of people who face overwhelming hospital bills after trauma, but many are still vulnerable.
Family members of health care workers pay tribute: ‘We’re proud of you’
Stanford Health Care nursing program manager Liz Borgueta secretly worked with the loved ones of health care workers to make an emotional video tribute.
Stanford community gathers resources in support of COVID-19 testing
Stanford researchers combed their own labs, tapped contacts and worked with outside companies to ensure the coronavirus testing efforts would continue.
We celebrated virtual Match Day apart, but together
Due to COVID-19, Stanford medical student Yoo Jung Kim celebrated an alternate Match Day with classmates (virtually) and family (in-person).
Remembering her obstacles, Stanford med student aspires to give back
Paloma Marin-Nevarez once thought becoming a doctor was an unattainable goal. Now a Stanford medical student, she'll soon be an emergency medicine resident.
New brain implant device could record activity in thousands of neurons
Stanford University researchers created a device that, if implanted in a brain, could help record the activity of thousands of neurons.
Coronavirus misperceptions widespread in early weeks, according to Stanford study
The goal of the quick online survey was to test the public's current understanding of the coronavirus and to illustrate a useful way to gather data.
Match Day: Stanford medical students celebrate their accomplishments amid pandemic
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Stanford medical students learn where they "matched" for residency in a virtual Match Day.
A daughter of farmworkers, Stanford physician assistant student plans to care for the underserved
In the Spotlight: Yadira Castañeda, a Stanford physician assistant student, discusses her goal to care for people like her parents, immigrant farmworkers.
Stanford ramps up coronavirus testing to help other hospitals
The Stanford Clinical Virology Laboratory is ramping up capacity for its coronavirus diagnostic test, which can deliver results in 24 hours.