Melanie Ambler, a student at the Stanford School of Medicine and "physician artist," playing the cello and learning to care for patients.
What can squid brains teach us about nervous system evolution?￼
Researchers are studying the bobtail squid to learn more about the evolution of intelligence. Their focus is on "large genes."
Can we rejuvenate aging brains?
A Stanford Medicine researcher discusses his neuroscience-driven investigation into aging and if it's possible to rejuvenate an aging brain.
What can sea squirts tell us about neurodegeneration?
Researchers have found parallels between the degeneration of a neurons in a tiny sea invertebrate and the human brain.
The science behind muscle memory
Stanford Medicine researchers tracked memory formation in real time, watching how muscle memory is created.
Ask Me Anything: Brain health and cognition
Sharon Sha, Stanford Medicine neurologist discusses all things brain health and cognition in an Ask Me Anything.
Clues from Down syndrome hint at new Alzheimer’s finding
Researchers at Stanford Medicine have discovered a possible molecule connection between Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease.
Genetic atlas links Alzheimer’s with brain’s blood vessels
Stanford researchers have linked the brain's blood vessel system to the development of Alzheimer's disease.
What’s the role of protein machines in diseases of aging?
Researchers find that the ribosome, a protein-making machine, may contribute to diseases of aging, such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
Stanford Medicine magazine’s top reads of 2021 offer hope
Stanford Medicine magazine's most-read articles of 2021 were about health inequity and discoveries about the brain and nervous system.
Putting the move back in movement
Researchers at Stanford Medicine explore ways to help patients restore function after neurological illness or injury.
Finding joy in music and poetry while navigating Alzheimer’s
In a Stanford Medicine magazine Q&A, flutist Eugenia Zukerman discusses finding joy through music and poetry since her Alzheimer's diagnosis.
Breakthroughs in battling and healing cognitive loss
Stanford Medicine researchers are investigating new tactics to overcome cognitive loss, including that which occurs in Alzheimer's disease.
From angel to demon: Why some brain cells go ‘bad’
Four years after his death, possibly the greatest mystery famed neuroscientist Ben Barres ever sought to solve has become a bit less opaque.
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.
Can major surgery increase risk for Alzheimer’s disease?
During cardiac surgery, patients’ blood levels of a substance highly predictive of Alzheimer’s disease jumped more than 5-fold.