Technology has made it possible for Stanford Medicine residents to continue learning and caring for patients safely during the COVID-19 era.
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Portraits on COVID-19 protective gear reveal human faces providing care
In an effort to humanize staff who are concealed during patient interactions, many were photographed so that patients could see their faces.
Scientists redesign full-face snorkel mask to combat PPE shortage
Stanford bioengineer Manu Prakash and his team have transformed full-face snorkel masks into reusable personal protective equipment for health care workers.
When your lesson about infectious disease is a case study of the world
Medical school classes have moved online for second-year Stanford student Lauren Joseph, and some lessons focus on the science of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Motor-powered ankle exoskeleton could make running easier, faster
Stanford bioengineering researchers find that a motorized device that attaches around the ankle and foot can drastically reduce the energy cost of running.
Gel smooths cells’ ride through syringes in regenerative therapy
An innovative stem cell delivery method vastly improves the viability of tissue regenerating cells in animal spinal-cord injury models.
Connecting patients with loved ones, when COVID-19 keeps visitors away
One challenge of the COVID-19 outbreak has been helping socially-distanced families connect with gravely-ill loved ones, writes Stanford resident Adela Wu.
New treatment offers relief from severe depression in small study
A new form of transcranial magnetic stimulation, devised by Stanford researchers, relieved 90% of study participants of their depression.
Fitness challenge, meal donations and more: Stanford Medicine during social distancing
Health care workers are supporting one another during the COVID-19 outbreak through yoga challenges, virtual happy hours and humor.
Defend or delay? Grad students must decide whether to present their thesis virtually
With the coronavirus pandemic affecting group gatherings, some Stanford graduate students must choose between delaying or remotely defending their research.
COVID-19 from a global health perspective: A podcast
Michele Barry, director of the Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health, discusses global pandemics and the role human behavior plays in them.
What’s a virus, anyway? Part 2: How coronaviruses infect us — and how viruses created us
A look at how viruses — including coronavirus — enter cells, use their molecular machinery to copy themselves and escape. And how to stop them.
What’s a virus, anyway? Part 1: The bare-bones basics
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, viruses are getting a lot of attention; here's an inside look into the most abundant life form on Earth.
Helping children turn failures into success through growth mindset
In the Spotlight: Pediatrician Irene Loe talks about her five-year passion project to help parents cultivate a growth mindset in their children.
Algorithm helps detect heart abnormalities
Researchers are using artificial intelligence to detect abnormalities in the heart through an algorithm that assesses the rate that a heart pumps blood.
Our medical education is on hold, but we’re still finding ways to help
The coronavirus pandemic interrupted medical education for students around the U.S., but they continue to contribute, writes Stanford student Orly Farber.