Bioethicists support researchers
In the five decades since the emergence of recombinant DNA technology, researchers at Stanford Medicine have benefited from the close involvement of bioethics experts.
Inaugural chief data scientist
As the inaugural chief data scientist for Stanford Health Care, Nigam Shah will lead an effort to advance the use of artificial intelligence in patient care and hospital administration.
Implants, natural eyesight coordinate
A Stanford scientist and his colleagues show that patients fitted with a chip in their eye are able to integrate what the chip “sees” with objects their natural peripheral vision detects.
Cryptography can preserve genetic privacy
Crime scene DNA analysis can help identify perpetrators, but current methods may divulge the genetic information of innocent people. Cryptography can protect genetic privacy without hampering law enforcement, Stanford researchers say.
New members of National Academy of Medicine
Laurence Baker, Jeffrey Goldberg, Steven Goodman, Fei-Fei Li and Hannah Valantine are among the 90 regular members and 10 international members elected this year to the National Academy of Medicine.
Digital coach increases walking
A virtual adviser can help older adults become more physically active, a Stanford Medicine study reports.
New program in clinical informatics management
The School of Medicine is launching a yearlong master’s program for medical and other professionals who want to improve health care with management skills and technology.
Pediatric surgeon receives top award
Thomas Krummel was recognized for his contributions to improving the lives of the smallest and sickest children.
Deisseroth awarded Heineken Prize
Karl Deisseroth was awarded the prize for developing optogenetics, which enables remote manipulation of nerve cells using light, and hydrogel-tissue chemistry, which lets light and molecular probes travel through biological tissue…
Grant to study digital heart-health tools
The award will fund a research program for heart-health technology and a clinical trial for treating hypertension in black and Hispanic participants and in drivers for ride-hailing companies.
COVID-19 patient care via iPad
Isolated COVID-19 patients benefit from interaction via iPad in Stanford Health Care’s Marc and Laura Andreessen Emergency Department.
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