Though recent mass shootings have garnered much public attention, mass shootings account for less than 1% of the U.S. firearm deaths. Professor David Studdert, from the Stanford Center for Health, is currently conducting research regarding less prominent causes of firearm deaths.
The Daily spoke with Greene about the role of the humanities and SHC at Stanford, as well as his own goals as SHC director.
The award is about more than simply prestige. For some, it comes with up to five years of government funding for further research.
It took just one student to get the program started in 2006, after an undergraduate asked Bio-X Director Carla Shatz how to major in Bio-X.
The international team will use its award money to develop treatments for the world’s most common genetic heart condition — hypertrophic myopathy (HCM) — which affects over one in every 500 people.
The inhalation of flavored liquid used in electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) –– even those without nicotine –– may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to Stanford researchers.
Just in time for the release of “Detective Pikachu,” Stanford research detailing how Pokémon affects brain development was published