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.
PHIND scientists discuss how to stop disease in its track, aiming for earlier diagnostics and more precise medical treatments.
Kenneth Gibbs, Jr., is using his graduate degree in immunology to improve graduate education nationally — he shares more in this Q&A.
A team of researchers has used an algorithm to improve newborn screening for genetic diseases, with the hopes of reducing the number of false positives.
When Stanford Medicine’s three organizations set about working together to achieve a shared vision, it was an opportunity to collaborate in ways they never had …
John Ioannidis reflects on the phenomenon of "hyper-publishing," where certain scientists are listed as authors on scores of papers a year.
Mapping the geography of the immune response in triple negative breast cancers predicts patient survival and sheds light onto new aspects of tumor biology.
The new issue of Stanford Medicine explores how Stanford's health care entities crafted a shared vision that is playing out in research, education and care.
The true driver mutations of cancer are almost always common to all metastases in an individual, according to a Stanford scientist and other researchers.
Scientists have developed an algorithm that combines genome sequence data and electronic health information to predict risk for genetic disease.
Snakebites decrease after periods of drought, according to a Stanford-led study that examined 20 years of snakebite data across California.
A workaround avoids a common, dangerous side effect of gene therapy: an autoimmune reaction to the normal protein, which could improve gene therapy.
A new Stanford-led study catalogs the prevalence and types of deception by volunteers in clinical trials and suggests ways for investigators to root it out.
Heart muscle cells from people with cardiomyopathies have shorter-than-normal telomeres -- the protective caps on chromosomes associated with aging.
Researchers and clinicians use a variety of tactics to keep up with research in their field. A few share their tips here.