A recent Stanford research report provides new details on the workings of Parkinson’s disease that may carry implications for future treatment as well as for other similar ailments.
On Feb. 14, Stanford announced that it would contribute $1 million to the Saint Francis Center to assist in the purchase of 25 housing units for residents at risk of displacement in downtown Redwood City. This contribution is part of the ongoing effort to increase affordable housing units in the region.
The purchase allows current tenants of the Benedicere Apartments, located at 780 Bradford Street, to remain in their homes at their existing, lower rental rates. This is part of an effort to eventually convert all units into affordable housing for low-income tenants while existing residents vacate their units. Current tenants will also be able to qualify for affordable housing rates.
For the first time, Stanford researchers have created a protein transporter simulation of sugar molecules across cell membranes, providing insight into the development of neurotransmitter drugs for treatment of psychiatric disorders like depression.
The newly-created Knight-Hennessy Scholars program aims to attract talented students from around the world to pursue graduate studies at Stanford, including M.D. and J.D. programs. The scholarship will prioritize candidates who demonstrate excellence in thought, leadership and character.
In an interview with The New York Times, Contag called the process, which uses new technology to construct three-dimensional images hundreds of cells deep, “point of care pathology.”
On July 13, Stanford Athletic Director Bob Bowlsby named Tara Danielson as the new field hockey coach for the Cardinal. She will be the sixth field hockey head coach in Stanford history…