A technique developed at Stanford Medicine allows mice with diabetes to accept unmatched islet cells and durably restores blood sugar control without immunosuppression or graft-versus-host disease.

What if a patient's brain tumor could be treated painlessly, without anesthesia, in the comfort of their home? 

A leader in the biomedical revolution, Stanford Medicine has a long tradition of leadership in pioneering research, creative teaching protocols and effective clinical therapies.

Stanford Medicine primary care physician Angie Chen was once a Buddhist nun, now she practices medicine to help others heal.

A new PhD program, hosted by the departments of radiology and radiation oncology, trains students in technologies used for therapy and diagnostics.


Performing surgery days after dialysis was associated with a higher mortality risk; same-day dialysis decreased risk, researchers found.

Lab-grown clusters of human brain cells integrate so well into young rats’ brains they enable researchers to study neurodevelopmental disorders’ molecular and circuit underpinnings.

With passions that stretch beyond the lab, classroom and clinic, students and postdoctoral scholars share their "why" as they pursue science and medicine.