A research team headed by two School of Medicine professors has developed a new method for tracking adverse drug interactions using queries from Internet search engines like Google and Bing. The team’s discovery offers an alternative to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Adverse Event Reporting System (AERS).
The 6th Annual Crunchies Awards, a technology industry awards ceremony co-hosted this year by TechCrunch, GigaOm and VentureBeat, takes place on Jan. 31 at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco. Twenty Crunchies categories will be awarded, with numerous companies founded or led by Stanford alumni nominated as finalists for major categories.
Keith Rabois ’91, chief operating officer of mobile payments company Square and former Stanford Law School student, has resigned over allegations of sexual harassment.
Greg Smith ’01 is a former executive director and vice president of investing banking firm Goldman Sachs.
Females make up 57 percent of the U.S. undergraduate population, but only 18 percent of those with degrees in computer science, according to Ellora Israni ’14 and Ayna Agarwal ’14 who gave the opening remarks Saturday at an event called She++.