Stanford Medicine will open a new Center for Definitive and Curative Medicine (CDCM) to treat people with genetic diseases using stem cells and gene therapies. The center is a joint-initiative with the school of medicine, Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health.
The device, which monitors levels of a drug in the bloodstream to calculate and administer a personalized dose, was successful in tests of rabbits and rats.
Before his release from jail this September, Brock Turner, the former Stanford student convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman, will undergo random testing as well as mandatory drug and alcohol counseling after he was found lying about his high school drug and alcohol use.
Stanford scientists have relaunched research on a previously shelved category of drugs, known as broad-spectrum antiviral drugs, in the hope that it will reveal information about new strategies to fight both difficult-to-combat viruses such as dengue and ebola, along with cancer.
This research, published in Nature Chemical Biology, was headed by the two senior authors of the paper, assistant professor of genetics Michael Bassik and professor of chemistry Chaitan Khosla.
The Daily’s investigation into stimulant use at Stanford has tracked students’ motivations for experimenting with stimulants, the impacts of such a culture on health and the mechanics and ethics of the stimulant market.
This past Sunday, the nation mourned another life lost to drugs. While autopsy results of Phillip Seymour Hoffman remain inconclusive, the circumstances of the actor’s death all point to a drug overdose. And when news of this came out, it was all too reminiscent of June 2009 when Michael Jackson’s death was the top story.…
There is really no way to argue that the country’s current drug policy is successful. The war on drugs costs the U.S. taxpayers $40 billion a year, yet the United States is the still the largest illegal drug consumer in the world by far. As a percentage of our population, we lead the world in…
Some speculate that Bitcoin, an anonymous digital currency introduced at the start of 2009, will have trouble rebounding from the loss of its biggest illegal marketplace. That couldn’t be further from the case.