Stanford Medicine's Catalyst program, which aims to accelerate impactful health care innovations, launches a new cohort.
Wireless implant could help remove deadly brain tumors￼
Brain tumors are among the most deadly and difficult-to-treat cancers. Glioblastoma, a particularly aggressive form, kills more than 10,000 Americans a year and has a …
Unconventional Paths: Sneaky submarines and super surgeries
Bioengineer Alison Marsden uses computer modeling skills honed on submarines to help surgeons plan the best repairs for babies' hearts.
Saving the world with synthetic biology
A Stanford Medicine bioengineer sets out to create a world fueled by synthetic biology, creating tools and technologies to see it through.
Stanford Medicine magazine: Unlocking the brain’s mysteries
This new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine explores scientific advances that are helping unlock the mysteries of the brain.
Engineered tissue sent into space to test muscle loss drugs
To help us understand muscle loss as we age, a Stanford Medicine research team’s engineered tissue is sent to the International Space Station.
Pain relief device uses real-world evidence to gain clearance, expanding options for kids
Tracking a pain-relief device's success in patients who aren't in clinical trials is seen as a promising approach to expanding treatment options for kids.
Easier-to-use technology helps young people with type 1 diabetes
Technology that sends blood sugar-level updates to their smartphones improves outcomes for young people with type 1 diabetes, a Stanford trial shows.
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 students design a device to detect early-stage river blindness
A team of Stanford undergraduates designed a device that uses blue-light imaging technology to diagnose a parasitic disease called river blindness.
AI researchers explore solutions for real-life health challenges
A device to prevent falls and another to better diagnose people with developmental disorders are among the AI projects funded under a new grant program.
Stanford physician seeks to improve sepsis testing
Standard diagnosis of sepsis relies on a blood test that typically takes days. A Stanford physician is working on an innovation that could change this.
How thoughts could one day control electronic prostheses, wirelessly
Stanford researchers have shown how to create wireless brain-computer interfaces that could enable amputees to operate thought-controlled prostheses.
Device could help patients test blood ammonia levels at home
After treating a patient with an unusual ammonia metabolism problem, a Stanford researcher assembled a team to reimagine ammonia blood testing.
Addressing the gender gap in health tech
Through a survey, an initiative and a speed-mentoring event, the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign is taking on gender inequalities in health tech.
Researchers formulate new ultrafast insulin
Stanford University bioengineers are developing a faster-acting formulation of insulin that can help diabetes patients better regulate their blood sugar levels.