Tobacco smoke blocks airway cells from making a protein that protects against infection by the virus that causes COVID-19.
Neurosurgeon Michael Lim studies how to unleash the immune system to attack a type of brain cancer called glioblastoma.
Stanford Medicine biomedical data scientist weighs in on the role of data as we respond to the pandemic and prepare for the future.
In Stanford's Pandemic Puzzle virtual symposium, experts discuss medical and economic issues of the Covid-19 pandemic.
A common ovarian cancer evades detection by convincing nearby immune cells to treat it as a developing fetus.
A protein on a cell structure called the primary cilia links diabetes and obesity. The discovery may lead to new diabetes treatments.
Tiny fish evolve rapidly and predictably by diving into a 'genetic toolbox' shared with other organisms including Darwin's finches.
A new way to deliver mRNA as a COVID-19 vaccine may avoid side effects and increase customization to prevent infection.
Anthony Oro is devoted to understanding the origin of basal cell carcinomas. Now he's found how some become resistant to a common treatment.
Induced pluripotent stem cells share proteins with some cancers. The cells can be used as a vaccine to prevent pancreatic cancers in mice.
Medical residents at Stanford worked together to care for Covid patients during the pandemic without sacrificing their education.
'Resting' exhausted cancer-fighting immune cells enhances their tumor-killing activity, which may help people with blood and solid cancers.
People who have their first colonoscopy between the age of 45 and 49 halve their risk of subsequent colorectal cancers, a Stanford Medicine study has found.
Ovarian cancer genetic testing is underused and large gene panels lead to uncertain results, particularly for non-white patients, a Stanford Medicine study finds.
A Stanford-developed anti-cancer therapy currently in clinical trials may also reduce vascular inflammation in heart disease.
Stanford scientists have found two genes associated with concussion. Screening football players and military might identify those at higher risk.