To gain a better understanding of what billionaire Elon Musk is trying to do with Neuralink, The Daily heard from clinical associate professor of neurosurgery and psychiatry and behavioral sciences Maheen Adamson.
Stanford Medicine 25 is an initiative that stresses the importance of interpersonal relations between doctor and patient, teaching doctors bedside physical examination skills that facilitate improved clinical diagnoses.
Having worked as a clinical researcher at Fred Hutch in Seattle from 1977 until his retirement last year, John Hansen M.D. ’70 is best known for his contributions in advancing bone marrow transplant research, which has had a significant impact on the treatment of immune diseases such as leukemia and lymphoma.
Project efforts have included updating the School of Medicine with new labs, replacing the Edwards, Lane, Alway and Grant buildings and reopening Welch Road as a two-way thoroughfare. The project also saw expansion of the Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital and renovation of the Hoover Pavilion healthcare building.
The inhalation of flavored liquid used in electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) –– even those without nicotine –– may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to Stanford researchers.
Stanford’s off-campus engagement was a central theme of its Board of Trustees’ Feb. 11 and 12 meetings.
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.
Steven Artandi, M.D., Ph.D. was appointed director of the Stanford Cancer Institute — an initiative that aims to improve cancer treatment at Stanford — on Oct. 1. He was previously a professor of medicine and biochemistry at the School of Medicine and will succeed outgoing director Beverly Mitchell, M.D., who has led the Institute for the past 10 years.