Much of what we know about the immune system comes from experiments conducted on mice. But lab mice are not little human beings. The two species are separated by both physiology and lifestyles. Stanford immunologist Mark Davis is calling on his colleagues to shift their research focus to people.
To welcome new Stanford PhD biosciences students, alum David Bilder offered inspiring remarks at the recent lab coat ceremony.
Scientists find new potential drug targets for heart disease and diabetes, while shedding more light on the genetics of cholesterol, a new study has found.
As someone who had spent her career studying molecules on a computer screen, experiments involving people were a revelation and inspiration for Jane Tseng, PhD, …
Answers to a quiz on Stanford Medicine's eight Nobel laureates, recognized for contributions in physiology/medicine, chemistry and physics.
Test your knowledge about the eight Stanford Medicine researchers who have been awarded a Nobel Prize in the medical school's 110-year history.
A Stanford study finds that the kinder a health provider seemed to a patient, the more time the patient felt was spent on them.
A new class of PhD candidates in the Stanford Biosciences received their new lab coats as part of an official welcome ceremony this week on campus.
The latest issue of Stanford Medicine magazine features an article describing international efforts to help 2 billion people globally by 2025.
Hiding mRNA messages in CARTs — positively charged degradable vehicles —smuggles them across the cell membrane and can 'vaccinate' against cancer in mice.
The taller you are the more likely you are to get varicose veins, according to Stanford study that researched the genetics of half a million people.
Discovery of the human skeletal stem cell opens the way to regenerate cartilage and bone to repair damaged tissues, say Stanford scientists.
Scientists have measured the human “exposome,” or the particulates, chemicals, and microbes that individually swarm us all, in unprecedented detail.
In this Stars of Stanford Medicine Q&A, Kim Kinnear shares her perspective as a graduate student in genetic counseling.
Online outreach and low-cost testing can encourage relatives of cancer patients to assess their own cancer risk through 'cascade' testing.
Stanford medical student Jason Neil Batten edits an ethics in precision health journal issue for the American Medical Association's Journal of Ethics.