We explore the most basic molecular elements of human biology in the lead story for the latests issue of Stanford Medicine magazine.
A new testing tool helps doctors avoid unnecessary antibiotic treatment in patients with diarrhea and suspected C. diff infection.
Research into the destructive influence tiny DNA circles have on cancer presents endless ideas for clearly describing groundbreaking science.
Stanford infectious disease experts devise a way to use finger-prick blood samples from small groups to detect typhoid in large populations.
While melanoma rates have leveled off for most of the United States, Black and Latino communities are at a higher risk for the disease.
Stanford experts discuss what ‘endemic’ means in the context of biology, masking, vaccines, and mental and behavioral health.
According to a Stanford study, vaccines against COVID-19 are better than infection at generating antibodies to recognize new viral variants.
The common antidepressant Prozac melts away glioblastoma tumors in laboratory mice, suggesting possible treatment for the deadly cancer.
Determining the order of authors on a scientific paper can be tricky. Unless you're a pair of video gaming graduate students.
A Stanford Medicine researcher discusses COVID-19 vaccination for children and why it's important for them to get the shot.
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.