As 'message clarifiers,' Stanford's medical interpreters alert doctors when there could be a linguistic or cultural misunderstanding with a patient.
Month: July 2020
Cell ‘GPS’ provides real-time look at a single cell’s journey through the body
Stanford scientists have devised a way to use positron emission tomography to watch the movement of a single cell injected into a lab mouse in real time.
A Stanford doctor’s COVID-19 experience: ‘It felt good to be recovered’ | Part 2
After recovering from COVID-19, Stanford emergency medicine physician Peter D'Souza returned to work with valuable insights for patients and colleagues.
Enlisting the entire immune system strengthens potency of HIV vaccines in development
Two recent Stanford-led studies show the value of tweaking vaccines to enlist the entire immune system — not just part of it — in preventing HIV infection.
A Stanford doctor’s COVID-19 experience: ‘I didn’t know what was ahead’ | Part 1
In early March, a Stanford physician learned that he had tested positive for COVID-19. Within hours, he felt sick enough to seek treatment at the hospital.
“Instagram-like filter” labels molecular details in tumor images
Scientists created an algorithm that analyzes a cancer biopsy and pairs spatial information with gene expression to better understand the disease.
Black medical workers write, reflect on racism
On the radio show "Forum," Black medical workers spoke about the new awareness of racism, and how writing helps them process their emotions.
Researchers formulate new ultrafast insulin
Stanford University bioengineers are developing a faster-acting formulation of insulin that can help diabetes patients better regulate their blood sugar levels.
Dust pollution linked to infant mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa
Dust pollution in the air contributes to infant mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa, a Stanford-led study found. Watering the desert may lessen the harm.