To help us understand muscle loss as we age, a Stanford Medicine research team’s engineered tissue is sent to the International Space Station.
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.
The 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry recognized the scientists who developed the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology. Here's how it's changing medicine.
A team of Stanford undergraduates designed a device that uses blue-light imaging technology to diagnose a parasitic disease called river blindness.
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.
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.
Stanford researchers have shown how to create wireless brain-computer interfaces that could enable amputees to operate thought-controlled prostheses.
After treating a patient with an unusual ammonia metabolism problem, a Stanford researcher assembled a team to reimagine ammonia blood testing.
Through a survey, an initiative and a speed-mentoring event, the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign is taking on gender inequalities in health tech.
Stanford University bioengineers are developing a faster-acting formulation of insulin that can help diabetes patients better regulate their blood sugar levels.
The COVID-19 pandemic gives new relevance to a synthetic substance developed by Stanford researchers that could help respiratory patients breathe easier.
Stanford bioengineer Manu Prakash and his team have transformed full-face snorkel masks into reusable personal protective equipment for health care workers.
Stanford bioengineering researchers find that a motorized device that attaches around the ankle and foot can drastically reduce the energy cost of running.
Stanford University researchers created a device that, if implanted in a brain, could help record the activity of thousands of neurons.
In a clinical trial, a tiny prosthetic retinal device invented by a Stanford researcher has proved its potential ability to restore eyesight to the blind.
This "In the Spotlight" features Ross Venook, a bioengineer who discusses his career path and his life as a busy father and husband outside of work.