The National Academy of Sciences will honor Sharon Long with the 2019 Selman A. Waksman Award in Microbiology. The award will be presented on April 28 during the Academy's 156th annual meeting. Read more.
Why a defective gene is tied so strongly to Parkinson’s disease has baffled researchers. Now, a study led by Stanford scientists appears to have pieced together a major part of the puzzle. Read more.
Elizabeth Winzeler (Former Postdoc, Davis Lab) was awarded the Alice and C. C. Wang Award in Molecular Parasitology for her contributions to antimalarial drug development. Read more on why having an atypical background can be an advantage by providing a different perspective on a challenge.
Peter Kim is one of three recipients of the 2019 Stanford Medicine Alumni Association Award, presented to distinguished alumni for exceptional service to Stanford Medicine and outstanding lifetime contributions to medicine and the biomedical sciences. Read more.
A strategic thinker and collaborative physician-scientist, Dr. Artandi’s understanding of the opportunities to develop synergies between the elements of the tripartite mission of excellence in research, patient care, and education make him uniquely qualified to further the SCI’s goal of translating Stanford discoveries into individualized cancer care. Read more.
Gilbert Chu was elected to the American Physical Society for contributions at the intersection of physics and the life sciences, including PET, electrophoresis, and statistical methods for microarrays, and for discovering and characterizing proteins involved in DNA repair and developing instrumentation for assessing toxicity associated with cancer chemotherapy.
When James Spudich was diagnosed with lung cancer, researchers had a rare, and unexpected, opportunity to study healthy and diseased human tissue at an unprecedented level of detail.
Three Stanford researchers are among the 84 newly elected members of the National Academy of Sciences.
CRISPR Screens Uncover Genes that Regulate Target Cell Sensitivity to the Morphogen Sonic Hedgehog
Stanford researchers have identified more than 20 mouse lemurs with genetic traits for conditions such as heart disease and eye problems, making the tiny primates potentially useful for understanding diseases in humans
"Replacing the world's most destructive industry"
Scientists at Stanford University may have uncovered for the first time why taking deep breaths can be so calming.
Cheap and reusable diagnostic “lab on a chip” has the potential to enhance diagnostic capabilities around the world, especially in developing countries. (Feb 6, 2017)
. . . on a frigid Monday in December, Mr. Motz sat down for a burger that promised to be unlike any he had eaten before. He was at Momofuku Nishi, a new restaurant from the celebrity chef David Chang, and he had come to eat the Impossible Burger. . . (Jan 13, 2017)
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with astronaut Kate Rubins, former grad student from the Brown Lab. (June 30, 2016)
Established in 1936, the Award recognizes individuals who have made the greatest advancements in understanding cancer through basic discovery
Rhiju Das says a game like Eterna Medicine could someday enable citizen-scientists to invent their own pharmaceuticals. (May 2, 2016)
A researcher changes course to help his son. (Spring 2016)