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Stanford scientists have found that viral infections shaped human genome evolution after interbreeding with Neanderthals 50,000 years ago.

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.

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.

Carolyn Bertozzi, the co-director of Stanford's interdisciplinary program ChEM-H, reflects here on the program and her goals for the future.

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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 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.

A better understanding of how nanoparticles move from the bloodstream into a tumor could eventually lead to more effective cancer treatment.

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Your trillions-strong ecosystem of gut microbes, in addition to its many other responsibilities, operates as a homespun pharmaceutical factory.

Your trillions-strong ecosystem of gut microbes, in addition to its many other responsibilities, operates as a homespun pharmaceutical factory.

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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.

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.

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Feeding the tiniest, most vulnerable human beings takes patience and know-how. A new toolkit updates doctors on the nutritional needs of preemies.

Feeding the tiniest, most vulnerable human beings takes patience and know-how. A new toolkit updates doctors on the nutritional needs of preemies.

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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.

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.