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 …
Bioengineer Alison Marsden uses computer modeling skills honed on submarines to help surgeons plan the best repairs for babies' hearts.
A Stanford Medicine bioengineer sets out to create a world fueled by synthetic biology, creating tools and technologies to see it through.
This new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine explores scientific advances that are helping unlock the mysteries of the brain.
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.