On Friday, June 26, Stanford Health Care held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new South Bay Cancer Center in San Jose. Over 250 physicians, Stanford employees and community members attended the event, which included speeches and a tour of the building.
A new study using DNA technology found an 8,500-year-old skeleton from Kennewick, Washington to be closely related to Native Americans, refuting a previous study that concluded it was Japanese or Polynesian.
A research team at the the School of Medicine has published a study of a new antibody injection that could eradicate advanced cancer.
Professor Mark Cullen will serve as the first director of the Stanford Center for Population Health Sciences, the School of Medicine announced on Monday. Cullen will oversee research funding, educational programs and data-sharing efforts.
A graduate student at Stanford’s School of Medicine has been charged with four felony counts of “poisoning any food, drink or medicine” for putting paraformaldehyde (PFA) in labmates’ water bottles. According to a case summary provided to The Daily, the suspect “willingly mingle[d] a harmful substance, paraformaldehyde with a drink, water.” The suspect has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.
Stanford neurosurgeon and writer Paul Kalanithi ’99 ’00 died of lung cancer March 9 at the age of 37.
Starting July 1st 2015, Mary Hawn, the current director of gastrointestinal surgery and vice chair for quality and clinical effectiveness at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, will be serving as the new chair of the department of surgery at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
Faulty communication between the halves of the brain could be the cause of some cases of autism, according to a Stanford School of Medicine study that points autism research in a new direction.