Robert Jackler on targeted menthol cigarette ads, in new “90 Seconds with Lisa Kim”
Lisa Kim talks to Robert Jackler, MD, about the rise in popularity of menthol cigarettes driven by advertising targeted to teenagers, women and Black Americans. Read more.
Nov. 18 - Stanford Medicine magazine spotlight: A gift of hope
In donating her 4-year-old daughter’s brain tumor for research after she died of a rare brain cancer, this mom hoped her decision would help change outcomes for other families. Read the full article in the latest edition of Stanford Medicine magazine.
Nov. 15 - Anthony Pho | This Is My Why: We Are Stanford Med
In this second season of the We Are Stanford Med video series, we feature students, clinicians, scientists and researchers who come to Stanford Medicine from all over the globe, carrying big ideas and big dreams. With passions that stretch beyond the lab, classroom and clinic, they share their “why” as they pursue science and medicine. Watch the next video in the series, featuring Anthony Pho, PhD, MPH, ANP-C, a postdoctoral scholar with the PRIDE study and a nurse practitioner at the Stanford Medicine LGBTQ+ clinic. Read more.
Nov. 2 - Yvonne Maldonado, MD receives 2023 APS John Howland Award
The American Pediatric Society (APS) is pleased to announce Yvonne (Bonnie) Maldonado, MD, as the 2023 APS John Howland Award recipient, the highest honor bestowed by the APS. The prestigious award signifies the society’s recognition of Dr. Maldonado for her significant contributions to advancing child health and the profession of pediatrics. Read more.
July 12 - Elevating Our Stanford Medicine Brand
On July 26, we introduced the updated Stanford Medicine branding to the public. Internally, each organization within Stanford Medicine began elevating the Stanford Medicine brand on July 12, visually aligning their individual brands and sharing a consistent language to tell our collective brand story. Stanford Medicine comprises the School of Medicine and the pediatric and adult health care delivery systems. We encourage you to update your email signature and use the branded letterhead and PowerPoint templates located in the brand portal. Learn more.
April 4 - Stanford Medicine Resources in Support of Ukraine
At Stanford Medicine, we share a commitment to improving people’s health – in our community and far beyond. In this spirit, we want to acknowledge those who have reached out about the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the country’s rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation. Please refer to this list if you are seeking ways to support Ukraine, created by our colleagues at the Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health.
February 7 - One-stop resource: COVID-19 isolation, testing, and vaccination information
This one-stop shop has been curated for Stanford Medicine employees to reference the latest COVID-19 testing, isolation and booster updates. Please use this page to find the most current information.
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Stanford Medicine-led study finds heart shape can predict cardiac disease
While cardiac sphericity was the focus of Stanford Medicine-led research, the possibility of data science expanding the reach of biomedical science was its true core, researchers say.
mRNA vaccine beats infection for key defense against COVID-19, Stanford Medicine scientists find
Stanford Medicine researchers have shown that prior SARS-CoV-2 infection reduces killer T cells’ response to vaccination. These cells are crucial for eliminating the virus from the body.
Asthma, eczema are associated with higher risk of osteoarthritis, Stanford-led research finds
A connection found between asthma, eczema and osteoarthritis indicates that drugs to treat allergic conditions could be used in future studies aimed at slowing the progression of osteoarthritis.
Going to the dark(er) side: Stanford Medicine study shows how cancer gene tricks immune cells
A novel Stanford School of Medicine partnership uncovers a direct link between a cancer-associated gene, Myc, and sugar patterns on cancer cell surfaces that tell immune cells to stand down.
Students toast their futures as medical residents on Match Day
“So excited I had to fight back tears”: Stanford School of Medicine students celebrate the next phase in their journey toward becoming full-fledged physicians.