Stanford bioengineering researchers find that a motorized device that attaches around the ankle and foot can drastically reduce the energy cost of running.
Researchers are using artificial intelligence to detect abnormalities in the heart through an algorithm that assesses the rate that a heart pumps blood.
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.
A new curriculum trains neurology residents to think like engineers in a factory — improving outcomes while reducing waste and lowering costs.
A Stanford oncologist discusses how to improve cancer diagnosis and treatment, including using predictive modeling, liquid biopsies and immunotherapy.
Ethical and legal issues accompany the potential benefits of using computer vision-based ambient intelligence in health care.
A team led by Howard Chang has contributed key technology to enable new experimental cancer therapy that uses CRISPR to edit immune cells.
Stanford researchers investigate how to design better buildings that can improve their occupants’ health and productivity.
About half of astronauts could develop osteoporosis during a mission to Mars, a new study led by Stanford scientists has found.
Lasers, heat maps, fluorescence and real-time imaging help guide surgeons who are developing new ways to enhance precision brain surgery.
There are about 180 applications woven into the new Stanford Hospital's operations, making it a veritable laboratory for health care technology.
Researchers are working to develop a wearable sensor to measure stress, anxiety and depression based on changes in cortisol levels and other parameters.
Paul Costello has hosted scores of 1:2:1 podcast interviews with well-known authors, physicians, leaders and others. Here, he picks a few favorites.
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.
The new Stanford Hospital is a high-tech place of healing for patients and families, and a place of innovation and well-being for employees and clinicians.