A huge potential reservoir of new medicines is contained in Earth’s biodiversity. So long as we continue to decimate this biodiversity, we will be locked in a losing race against time to catalogue these species and salvage any of their medicinal value before they are lost forever.
Over 18,000 qualified donor hearts were discarded in 2011, according to the research of a group of Stanford researchers led by Dr. Kiran Khush, an assistant professor of cardiovascular medicine.
Interdisciplinary is a term that gets tossed around a lot these days, a sought after label whose true meaning sometimes gets lost in the academic rhetoric. Not so with Abraham Verghese, a professor and vice chair for the Theory and Practice of Medicine at the School of Medicine at Stanford University.
The Stanford Prevention Research Center is launching Health 4 America (H4A) – a nine-month, post-baccalaureate professional certificate program –in January that combines an evidence-based curriculum with a practical component.
When I first came to Stanford, I found people telling me that being pre-med was the most common thing ‘to be’ on campus. So many of us are planning to go to medical school, in fact, that it begs the question: why? As a premed myself, I know why: I want to revolutionize the field…
A dean at the Stanford School of Medicine has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to research why few women attain professorships in medicine.
“How do we preserve the art of medicine?” asked liver-transplant surgeon Pauline Chen in her address for the 20th annual Jonathan J. King Lecture at Stanford Medical School on Monday night.