Stanford Medicine celebrates and recognizes the contributions of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.
Month: April 2023
AI helps gauge patients’ attitude toward cholesterol drugs
Stanford Medicine researchers are using AI to mine discussion on Reddit to better understand sentiments about statins.
Unconventional Paths: Merging computation and biology
Purvesh Khatri has followed a winding path to medicine -- one that started with a hate for biology and a career in engineering.
Is AI up to snuff? Cardiac clinical trial points to yes
Stanford Medicine researchers studied how AI can enhance evaluation of cardiac tests in the clinic and found it improved accuracy.
Supporting Arab American students, community at Stanford Medicine
To better understand health issues for Arab Americans, the Arab Leadership and Advocacy in Medicine group advocates for representation.
How hypnosis can alter the brain’s perception of pain
Stanford Medicine physician David Spiegel, MD, explains how hypnosis can be effective against pain and why some people are more hypnotizable.
Caring for migrants at the border
Stanford Medicine student shares her motivations to advance health literacy and more equitable health outcomes for underserved populations.
Bioluminescence helps researchers develop cancer drugs for brain
A bioluminescent indicator glows when a cancer drug is active inside the brain, identifying which medications cross the blood-brain barrier.
For better video meetings, try taking turns talking
Stanford Medicine scientists have identified how virtual interactions stilt our conversations and what that looks like in the brain.
Making the invisible visible to improve heart surgery outcomes
Scientists find a way in mice to illuminate the cardiac conduction system during surgery to prevent unintended damage to healthy tissue.
Researchers team with CDC to expand adult hepatitis B testing
New CDC recommendation for universal hepatitis B screening could significantly reduce liver cancer in Asians and Black people, researchers say.