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.
Scientists created an algorithm that analyzes a cancer biopsy and pairs spatial information with gene expression to better understand the disease.
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.
A Stanford team has developed a guiding device to help woman self-catheterize, with the goal of improving patient comfort and preventing infections
A new wireless system developed by Stanford engineers detects health indicators like pulse and respiration from the skin via wearable stickers.
The conclusion of this series examines the benefits, and drawbacks, of probiotics. Stanford researchers clarify whether probiotics really improve health.
The new Stanford Biodesign fellows — a group of physicians, business specialists and engineers, will address medical challenges in otolaryngology.