Professor of Neurobiology William Newsome has been selected as a co-chair of the planning committee for the Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) project, an initiative created by President Barack Obama to shape the future of neuroscience in America.
Even as Stanford continues to bounce back strongly from the impact of the 2008 recession, renewed uncertainty about potential cuts in federal spending may prompt a more serious challenge to the University’s ability to fund faculty and students in the years ahead.
Science Exchange, an online platform that helps researchers find scientific services, has helped Stanford researchers conduct experiments and find resources, however the School of Medicine has been reluctant to fully embrace the program.
A dean at the Stanford School of Medicine has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to research why few women attain professorships in medicine.
Stanford researchers have been awarded a $17.1 million grant to fund research in the recently established Stanford Human Immune Monitoring Research Center, awarded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID), a component of the National Institutes of Health.