Two recent Stanford-led studies show the value of tweaking vaccines to enlist the entire immune system — not just part of it — in preventing HIV infection.
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.
How exactly does the antiviral drug remdesivir counter SARS-CoV-2 – the coronavirus strain responsible for COVID-19? And how well?
Stanford scientists have built a detailed picture of the biological clock of pregnancy, tracking thousands of metabolic markers throughout gestation.
A Stanford microbiologist describes the invigorating, yet sobering race to develop an effective vaccine against COVID-19.
Sampling one's own lower nasal passages for COVID-19 virus is as efficient as swabs that sample deep in the nasal cavity, Stanford study finds.
Reece and Alister Sharp, daughters of Stanford neurosurgeon Odette Harris, co-authored a children's book to share their experience.
Going outside soon after waking — rather than hopping directly onto a video call — will help you sleep better, says a Stanford vision researcher.
In U.S. hospitals, the frequency of brain imaging for acute stroke patients dipped, suggesting hesitancy to seek medical care for non-COVID-19 conditions.
A Stanford team is developing a bioscaffold that helps insulin-producing cells get enough oxygen when transplanted for diabetes treatment.
In breast and lung cancer patients with metastatic disease, seeds of metastasis were often planted before the primary tumor was diagnosed, a study finds.
The Innovative Medicines Accelerator builds on existing programs at Stanford — but fills in gaps to help researchers turn ideas into drugs.
Based on new technologies and improved understanding, physicians are no longer recommending routine use of radioprotective shields for X-ray procedures.
A NOVA special featured Rhiju Das and the OpenVaccine project, in which gamers help scientists find an RNA molecule configuration for a COVID-19 vaccine.
Using microbubbles and ultrasound, researchers have created a cancer treatment that kills tumor cells and recruits immune cells to the tumor.