Empathy is a skill that physicians can learn and, writes Dean Lloyd Minor, it’s definitely a skill worth learning.
Stanford scientists have found that viral infections shaped human genome evolution after interbreeding with Neanderthals 50,000 years ago.
A late-night phone call informed a Stanford doctor that his father was named a chemistry laureate for work that helped others create drugs from antibodies.
Carolyn Bertozzi, the co-director of Stanford's interdisciplinary program ChEM-H, reflects here on the program and her goals for the future.
'Mitotic catastrophe' hampers the ability of aged muscle stem cells to repair damage. Manipulating this process could lead to new therapies for old muscle.
In the second piece in a the Understanding AFib series, physician Randall Stafford examines which patients should use blood thinners.
A Stanford study examines a key aspect of artificial intelligence: If machines provide advice for patient care, who should those machines be learning from?
A better understanding of how nanoparticles move from the bloodstream into a tumor could eventually lead to more effective cancer treatment.
Your trillions-strong ecosystem of gut microbes, in addition to its many other responsibilities, operates as a homespun pharmaceutical factory.
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged essay, medical student Natasha Abadilla shares her personal experience with domestic violence.
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.
Feeding the tiniest, most vulnerable human beings takes patience and know-how. A new toolkit updates doctors on the nutritional needs of preemies.
To welcome new Stanford PhD biosciences students, alum David Bilder offered inspiring remarks at the recent lab coat ceremony.
In this interview, Stanford psychiatrist and novelist Daniel Mason reflects on the intersections between writing and psychiatry.
Members of the Stanford Medicine community gather at the first open mic of the quarter for a night filled with comedy, instruments, dancing, and improvisation.
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.