Researchers from the Stanford School of Medicine have unraveled the mitochondrial mechanisms involved in Parkinson’s disease as part of a study that will be published Aug. 15 in Human Molecular Genetics.
The Palo Alto Art Center, a facility that has provided public events, art exhibitions and art instruction to the community since 1971, broke ground on a $7.9 million renovation project July 16.
Tim Hartman ’86 was sworn in as Peace Corps country director in Botswana on June 29. Hartman served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Cameroon from 1986 to 1989, immedi-ately after graduating from Stanford. The Peace Corps program in Botswana focuses on improv-ing health and promoting HIV/AIDS prevention. Hartman has worked on HIV/AIDS treatment programs in Africa and on international development projects in multiple areas. He graduated from Stanford with a bachelor’s degree in history and philosophy of science and received his MBA from the Yale School of Management. The Stanford Daily spoke with Hartman, who is currently in Gabarone, Botswana, about his new position
The leading menthol cigarette manufacturer in the United States may be targeting its advertisement campaigns toward African Americans youths, according to a School of Medicine study recently published in the Nicotine and Tobacco Research journal.