New Stanford research has identified an enzyme that plays a critical role in uterine contractions as well as in other muscle tissues.
In this In the Spotlight, graduate student Beatriz Robinson discusses her research on the enteric nervous system and her interests outside of science.
A Stanford study highlights a data optimization method for health-risk assessments to lower costs and and improve diagnostic power.
In this In the Spotlight Q&A, Yaw Shin Ooi, a postdoctoral fellow in microbiology and immunology shares his thoughts on science, Buddha, and more.
Brett, an avid cyclist, suffers a traumatic brain injury in a biking accident, but at Stanford he partners with his care team to pursue recovery.
Nicole Martinez-Martin, a postdoctoral fellow in biomedical ethics, shares her experiences in the realms of teaching, law, and health in this In the Spotlight Q&A.
Stanford chemists have developed a potential new strategy for fighting antibiotic-resistant bacterium — adding a new molecule onto an existing antibiotic.
Dorothy Tovar, a graduate student and Boston native, explains her research and her career goals in this In the Spotlight feature.
In this Stars of Stanford Medicine Q&A, Kim Kinnear shares her perspective as a graduate student in genetic counseling.
A Stanford medicine patient regains quality of life after receiving treatment for his rare inflammatory esophagus condition.
Ten years and multiple diagnoses later, a young woman finally found answers to her headaches, nausea, and sensory overload at Stanford.
A Stanford study finds that after being exposed to a prenatal event of acute stress, children from poor households suffer negative cognitive effects.
A recent lecture by clinician-researcher Daniel Bernstein highlighted an imaging technique for assessing the diverse ways mitochondria behave within heart cells.
Shashank Joshi discusses the impact of a proactive attitude towards mental health awareness and mental illness treatment, and why mental health in schools is key for student engagement and learning in this podcast.
Brain regions not directly involved in the receipt of pain signals play a key role in the perception of pain, and show the importance of non-drug therapies.
In a popular course, Stanford students are using every day materials to create affordable projects to solve health related problems in the developing world.