A Stanford microbiologist describes the invigorating, yet sobering race to develop an effective vaccine against COVID-19.
A Stanford team is developing a bioscaffold that helps insulin-producing cells get enough oxygen when transplanted for diabetes treatment.
A NOVA special featured Rhiju Das and the OpenVaccine project, in which gamers help scientists find an RNA molecule configuration for a COVID-19 vaccine.
Two scientists, who are married, team up in the lab to apply concepts from theoretical genetics to better understand health care fragmentation.
A Stanford-led study surveys the time biomedical researchers spend on reformatting manuscripts — estimating a $1 billion annual global labor cost.
At Stanford Medicine's second annual LGBTQ+ forum, participants shared how education, research and care could be more inclusive of sex & gender minorities.
A new approach to biobanking that streamlines sample storage and processing is enabling Stanford scientists and doctors to pursue new lines of research.
Alakananda Das, a postdoctoral fellow in the Stanford lab of Miriam Goodman, finds pleasure in the successes that follow from sometimes repetitive lab work.
Dail Chapman, a postdoctoral scholar, talks about her work in the lab and her ultimate plans to teach science at a liberal arts college.
Grad student Adam Nekimken develops tiny mechanical devices to help researchers touch their worms in more controlled ways. Here, he talks about his path to this work.
In the latest issue of Stanford Medicine magazine, writer Nathan Collins listens to the stories of lab members, including neurobiologist Miriam Goodman.
Helicobacter pylori, a potentially nasty bacteria, somehow lives in one of every two human stomachs -- no mean feat. Here's how the bug pulls it off.
Recent Stanford research on the importance of a particular gene in aging can be traced to a casual conversation between roommates.
One night Jim Spudich knocked off a few chapters of a murder mystery before falling asleep, to awaken with a vision that would solve a medical mystery.
Stanford Medicine's Discovery Innovation Awards provide funding for faculty members pursuing basic science that is "high-risk, high-reward."
Pediatricians can improve the risk-benefit profile of many common interventions by scaling back what they do, according to a new review article.