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Abdominal adhesions frequently occur after abdominal surgery. Stanford researchers prevented their formation in mice by blocking a molecular pathway.

Abdominal adhesions frequently occur after abdominal surgery. Stanford researchers prevented their formation in mice by blocking a molecular pathway.

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A Stanford-led study finds that remnants of an ancient viral infection may be the reason humans and other primates evolved to have larger hearts and bodies.

A Stanford-led study finds that remnants of an ancient viral infection may be the reason humans and other primates evolved to have larger hearts and bodies.

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A team led by Howard Chang has contributed key technology to enable new experimental cancer therapy that uses CRISPR to edit immune cells.

A team led by Howard Chang has contributed key technology to enable new experimental cancer therapy that uses CRISPR to edit immune cells.

Researchers zeroed in on the genes driving ground squirrel hibernation — and their insights could be helpful for understanding human health.

Researchers zeroed in on the genes driving ground squirrel hibernation — and their insights could be helpful for understanding human health.

In his quest to cure his daughter’s ultra-rare disease, Matt Wilsey might also be changing the way drugs are made, Stanford Business magazine reports.

In his quest to cure his daughter’s ultra-rare disease, Matt Wilsey might also be changing the way drugs are made, Stanford Business magazine reports.

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Scientists at Stanford use a gene therapy technique, called RNA silencing, to treat a heart condition called restrictive cardiomyopathy in mice.

Scientists at Stanford use a gene therapy technique, called RNA silencing, to treat a heart condition called restrictive cardiomyopathy in mice.

Stanford scientists have found 16 new genetic variants linked to a greater risk for autism, a finding that could help identify biomarkers for the disorder.

Stanford scientists have found 16 new genetic variants linked to a greater risk for autism, a finding that could help identify biomarkers for the disorder.

Stanford geneticists discuss the future of genomics, including the importance of studying diverse populations for medical research.

Stanford geneticists discuss the future of genomics, including the importance of studying diverse populations for medical research.

Stanford scientists and collaborators have harnessed CRISPR to replace the mutated gene underpinning the devastating immune disease, SCID-X1.

Stanford scientists and collaborators have harnessed CRISPR to replace the mutated gene underpinning the devastating immune disease, SCID-X1.

New research has found that many regions of Mexico lack genetic counselors; increased outreach and training could help, Stanford researcher suggests.

New research has found that many regions of Mexico lack genetic counselors; increased outreach and training could help, Stanford researcher suggests.