Researchers have assumed that "synonymous" mutations don't matter. Now it looks like they're among the most important for creating species diversity.
Abdominal aortic aneurysms may be caused by the overexpression of a "don't eat me" protein that blocks the disposal of dead and dying cells.
Douglas Lowy, deputy director of the National Cancer Institute, recently spoke at Stanford Medicine.
Several severely depressed patients were helped by a new, experimental form of transcranial magnetic stimulation developed by Stanford Medicine researchers.
During a stop at Stanford, Renee Fleming shared her thoughts on the intersection of music and medicine.
Theirs was a rare partnership, a poignant love story of recovery and renewal. The "dream team" lasted 25 years. And then it was time to say goodbye.
A look at the lab and work of Brian Kobilka, who won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
A new study led by the late Ben Barres suggests that rogue astrocytes may be involved in memory loss in otherwise healthy older brains.
Stanford orthopedic surgeon Eugene Roh is serving as a Team USA physician during the Winter Olympics in South Korea.
Stanford's Mary Leonard has devoted her research career to understanding how chronic diseases weaken children's bones, and what we can do about it.
Stanford Medicine's blog Scope unveiled a new design this week.
Our aim is to make Scope more mobile-friendly and easier to navigate, and we can't wait for you to see our new look.
Improvements in water, sanitation and handwashing infrastructure improved health of malnourished children, but not growth after two years, study finds.
A conversation about a molecule called Ino80 led to findings that could help researchers develop therapies for a rare genetic disease of the heart muscle.
"We have the opportunity to lead in meeting the needs and affirming the value and importance of our LGBTQ community," Dean Lloyd Minor said at campus event.
Fifty years after the first adult heart transplant in the U.S., the event featured doctors who've contributed to the development of heart transplantation.