In the burgeoning field of pharmacogenetics, adhering to expert-developed guidelines is increasingly important, a Stanford Medicine physician emphasizes.
Author: Hanae Armitage
Menstrual cycle more powerful than daily, weekly and seasonal cycles in command of mood, vital signs
Researchers at Stanford are using data from a menstrual cycle tracking app to better understand variation in mood, behavior, and other health parameters.
Based on genes, nearly everyone is likely to have an atypical response to at least one drug
Stanford Medicine researchers found that, based on genetic makeup, 99.5% of people are likely to have an atypical response to at least one drug.
How telehealth has exploded during the pandemic and why it is here to stay
In Stanford Medicine's Recover, Restore and Re-open framework, experts discuss how the shift to telehealth likely represents the new norm.
Running clinical trials in a pandemic
Doctors and researchers are prioritizing a digital-first approach as they adapt clinical trials to the COVID-19 pandemic.
What COVID-19 has taught us about clinical trials
Stanford Medicine researcher John Ioannidis calls for transparency and the sharing of data, a lesson learned through COVID-19.
Stanford Medicine researchers work to stop COVID-19
Stanford Medicine researchers are investigating SARS-CoV-2 to address the COVID-19 pandemic and ultimately help restore normalcy to society.
How does 2020 Nobel Prize-winning CRISPR technology work?
The 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry recognized the scientists who developed the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology. Here's how it's changing medicine.
Stanford postdoc helps to spearhead movement to free patented technology for COVID-19 fight
Through the Open COVID Pledge, industry leaders and companies are sharing their intellectual property and technologies to battle COVID-19.
AI tool created to guide colorectal cancer care with more precision
Scientists have created an AI tool to help doctors more precisely choose colorectal cancer treatments that will work best on individual patients.
How a smartwatch can detect drug levels in the body
Researchers have developed a sensor system on a smartwatch that uses sweat to determine the level of acetaminophen in the body.
Does retinol deserve the hype? A Stanford dermatologist weighs in
A Stanford dermatologist weighs in on using retinol to fight aging, acne and other skin problems, and whether it deserves the hype.
“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.
“Microbubbles” and ultrasound bombard cancer cells in mice
Using microbubbles and ultrasound, researchers have created a cancer treatment that kills tumor cells and recruits immune cells to the tumor.
Outsmarting cancer: Innovative treatments and diagnostics offer new hope
Stanford researchers are devising new ways to tackle cancer through better, more sophisticated diagnostics and treatments.
New cancer treatment that tracks and zaps tumors is coming to Stanford Medicine
Stanford Medicine will be the first to use a new technology that aims to heighten precision of radiation therapy in cancer patients.