Stanford psychiatrist Anna Lembke’s book, Dopamine Nation, explains our brain chemistry's role in modern society's addiction to social media.
Four years after his death, possibly the greatest mystery famed neuroscientist Ben Barres ever sought to solve has become a bit less opaque.
During cardiac surgery, patients’ blood levels of a substance highly predictive of Alzheimer’s disease jumped more than 5-fold.
A Stanford neuroscientist has led the development of a novel brain research tool for understanding diseases of brain development.
Stanford bioengineer, neuroscientist and psychiatrist Karl Deisseroth has written a new book -- and it’s not a ‘science book.’
Stanford Medicine researchers have discovered a drug that could potentially be used to stave off SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Stanford Medicine researchers discover that the virus behind COVID-19 attacks insulin-producing cells in the pancreas.
Obadia Mfuh Kenji joined Stanford after the pandemic's first surge in May 2020, overcoming challenges to help deploy COVID-19 testing.
Stanford research findings could lead to new ways to block the bacteria Clostridium difficile -- or C. diff -- from multiplying in our guts.
Blood levels of a brain-derived substance in people in their 90s and 100s accurately predict how much longer they're going to live.
Stanford scientists transformed tonsils into immunology labs in a dish, aiding research to develop vaccines for COVID-19, the flu and other diseases.
The Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are the first to use the RNA coding molecule to prompt our bodies to fight the virus. Here's how they work.
Planning to vote in person during the pandemic? Here's a list of practical steps to reduce your risk of coronavirus infection.
There's a voracious appetite for information on how SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic, works. Here it is, in a single package.
A Stanford physician co-authored a list of likely biological factors underlying the reduced development of COVID-19 for children compared to adults.
Stanford-led research finds that the blood-brain barrier may be much more permeable -- albeit selectively so -- than previously thought.