A Stanford Medicine researcher discusses his neuroscience-driven investigation into aging and if it's possible to rejuvenate an aging brain.
Month: July 2022
Preparing for the viruses we’ve yet to meet
Researchers at Stanford Medicine are working to develop antivirals to stop the current pandemic and prevent ones.
Heat waves threaten health of outdoor laborers
As climate change spurs soaring temperatures, outdoor laborers, particularly those who are older, are threatened by new levels of heat.
Data science could help tailor cancer therapy
Researchers are using data science to home in on therapies that will work best for specific patients, advancing precision oncology.
What can sea squirts tell us about neurodegeneration?
Researchers have found parallels between the degeneration of a neurons in a tiny sea invertebrate and the human brain.
Mobile app helps detect skin cancer in older patients
Scientists used a mobile app to screen elderly patients for potential skin cancer lesions, pointing to the value of digital health tools.
The science behind muscle memory
Stanford Medicine researchers tracked memory formation in real time, watching how muscle memory is created.
Unconventional Paths: Gorzynski and the great apes
After starting his career as a veterinarian, scientist John Gorzynski turned to research, investigating great ape genetics and cardiology.
Routing cancer cells to the right path may boost treatment
Researchers at Stanford Medicine discover a certain molecule renders a type of cancer cell more susceptible to treatment.
Residents discuss the concept of professionalism, how it can create harmful stereotypes and why it's important to be inclusive.
Tackling typhoid, one finger prick at a time
Stanford infectious disease experts devise a way to use finger-prick blood samples from small groups to detect typhoid in large populations.