Researchers at Stanford Medicine have investigated the mechanism of pulmonary fibrosis caused by long COVID.
Author: Christopher Vaughan
What can sea squirts tell us about neurodegeneration?
Researchers have found parallels between the degeneration of a neurons in a tiny sea invertebrate and the human brain.
How does one study a deadly virus? Carefully.
Stanford Medicine researchers and others study a deadly virus -- the Nipah virus -- in a high-clearance safety laboratory.
Clues from Down syndrome hint at new Alzheimer’s finding
Researchers at Stanford Medicine have discovered a possible molecule connection between Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease.
When it comes to healing without scarring, it pays to be small
Researchers have found that a phenomenon tied to animal size helps determine whether animals heal without scarring after burn injury.
Cell growth clue could lead to new breast cancer treatments
Stanford stem cell biologists have found a way to block a signal that causes growth of breast cancer cells, opening potential for new treatments.
Genetic edit protects against transplanted cells that go rogue
Stanford researchers and colleagues have invented a genetic safety mechanism that can deactivate transplanted cells if they change in a problematic way.
Transplanting mismatched organs may be possible — and safe — in the future, new findings suggest
A team of researchers have found a new way to remove blood-producing stem cells, introducing the possibility of safer, and non-matched, transplants.
Signal identified that can promote growth of small arteries, helping injured hearts
Researchers have discovered a protein signal that promotes the growth of collateral arteries, which can provide backup if major arteries are blocked.
Beating cancer’s wildfire while the flames rage
A novel immunotherapy appears safe for use in patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Here, a Northern California man shares his experience in the study.
Senate committee hearing on CRISPR technology features Stanford researcher
Stanford University School of Medicine researcher Matthew Porteus, MD, PhD, was one of three expert witnesses who spoke at a U.S. Senate committee hearing on …
Study shows cancer therapy may work in new and unexpected way
The body's immune cells constantly work to achieve the right balance between being shoot-first, ask-questions-later enforcers that efficiently wipe out all diseased and infected cells …
Cancer uses inflammatory pathways to protect itself
In recent years, scientists in the laboratory of Stanford's Irving Weissman, MD, discovered that cancer cells cover themselves in copies of the CD47 “don’t eat me” …
Resetting leukemia cells
The question sounds more like sociology than biology: What would happen if you could take a cell gone bad -- a cancer cell -- bring …
Could immunotherapy be helpful for cancer in dogs?
Four years ago, Irv Weissman, MD, and his lab at Stanford’s Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine published a paper showing that, in …
New Stanford-developed tool allows easier study of blood cancers
In the history of science and medicine, the breakthrough discoveries get a lot of deserved attention, but often overlooked are the invention of the tools …