Today, a new generation of innovative biomedical startups continue to win billion-dollar valuations and massive infusions of venture capital as they promise to revolutionize medicine and disrupt massive healthcare markets. According to a new January paper authored by three Stanford researchers, many of these companies also publish little to no peer-reviewed research.
On Oct. 2, developmental biology assistant professor Alistair Boettiger and psychiatry and behavioral sciences assistant professor Manish Saggar received the National Institute of Health (NIH)’s New Innovator Award to fund their respective research projects on genome folding and the computational methods for understanding the human brain.
The Allen Discovery Center for Multiscale Systems Modeling of Macrophage Infection, a new center at Stanford, has received $10 million to research salmonella poisoning, according to a Food Safety News article.
The Stanford D.H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Karl Deisseroth Ph.D. ’98 M.D. ’00 has been selected as this year’s winner of the Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences.