Theranos was one of a handful of so-called “unicorns,” a Silicon Valley term for startup companies with a valuation of at least $1 billion.
Google Senior Fellow and Head of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Jeff Dean discussed the future of AI Monday in Hewlett Teaching Center, describing Google’s efforts to push the boundaries of what computers can do.
On Thursday, members of the Stanford community gathered in a rally to support the rights of intersex, transgender and gender-expansive people in opposition to a recently leaked Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) memo.
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and artificial intelligence company Unanimous AI found in a study that “swarm intelligence” technology is better at diagnosing pneumonia through chest X-ray scans than any individual doctor or computer working alone.
The Stanford Medical Youth Science Program, a five-week summer residency program for low-income and underrepresented minority students that pushes for more diversity in healthcare, celebrated 30 years of programming this summer.
A recent Stanford study led by infectious diseases instructor at the Stanford School of Medicine John Openshaw has uncovered high levels of tapeworm infections among elementary schoolers in western Sichuan province.
In its Thursday meeting, the Faculty Senate approved a permanent implementation of the principal investigator (PI) waiver program at the Stanford School of Medicine, which will allow post-doctoral students who aren’t typically eligible to become PIs—University-funded lead researchers in medical school projects—to apply for waivers to achieve this opportunity.
Students who qualify for medical draw are able to apply for early housing assignment, before the regular draw begins.