Old muscle stem cells express high levels of the cancer-associated molecule CD47. Blocking a pathway mediated by CD47 restored strength to old mice in a Stanford Medicine study.
The Stanford Medicine psychiatrist was an expert in the development of psychopathologies and a beloved mentor to many.
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Stanford Health Care’s technology honor
Stanford Health Care earned a Most Wired recognition for using outstanding technology in ambulatory and acute care.
Mice with diabetes regain blood sugar control
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.
Dialysis timing affects surgery risks
Performing surgery days after dialysis was associated with a higher mortality risk; same-day dialysis decreased risk, Stanford Medicine researchers found.
An evening to celebrate queer joy
An Evening of Queer Joy, formerly known as the LGBTQ+ Forum, showcases the spectrum of emotions experienced by queer people.
Predicting immunity from vaccination
A gene signature seen in antibody-producing cells in the blood of vaccinated study participants could expedite vaccine development.
McGovern receives health equity grants
The funding will help McGovern and his Stanford Medicine colleagues research ways to improve health care equity among under-resourced communities.
Pathologist Kempson dies at 92
Kempson, a founding member of the surgical pathology department, was an inspiring teacher and mentor to hundreds of trainees.
Awards for COVID-19 project, media work
A COVID-19 remembrance project, two videos, an article about bad brain cells and Stanford Medicine magazine have been recognized by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
LeRoy Heinrichs dies at 90
The Stanford Medicine professor emeritus of obstetrics and gynecology was an early adopter of less invasive surgical techniques, a pioneer in treating infertility and an evangelist for virtual medical training.
New National Academy of Medicine members
Grace Lee, Crystal Mackall, Paul Mischel, Kari Nadeau, Anthony Oro and Krishna Shenoy are among the 100 members elected this year to the National Academy of Medicine.
Drug eases opioid withdrawal in babies
In a new clinical trial, Stanford Medicine researchers found that a commonly used anti-nausea drug could reduce the severity of opioid withdrawal in newborns.
Brain cell transplantation aids research
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.
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Novel findings on extracellular matrix stiffness effects on endothelial cells and role in atherosclerosis at a single-cell level
Extracellular matrix effects on the phenotypic modulation of endothelial cells play a critical role in atherosclerosis, a buildup of plaque in the artery walls that can narrow arteries and block blood flow.