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Chronic fatigue syndrome is arguably one of the most misunderstood conditions in medicine. Between 1 million and 4 million people suffer from the disabling disorder, yet it's often not recognized by physicians as a real disease.
Nov 8 2017 | The Dish
JENNIFER DIONNE, associate professor of materials science at Stanford University, is among the 2017 Moore Inventor Fellows, an initiative of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation that recognizes five early-career scientist-inventers each year.
Nov 6 2017
Stanford researchers will be digging further into the inner workings of our brains and the tools to do so, thanks to the latest round of grants from the National Institutes of Health’s Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative.
In a small safety trial based on preclinical work by a Stanford researcher, participants receiving blood plasma infusions from young donors showed some evidence of improvement.
Stanford investigators were able to simultaneously monitor activity in every nerve cell of a zebrafish’s brain and determine which types of neurons were tied to alertness.
Nov 2 2017 | Stanford News
A new gel could help grow the large quantities of neural stem cells needed for sought-after therapies. Its success depends on the cells’ ability to stay in touch.
Stanford’s Russ Altman and Allison Okamura discuss how touch, long one of the most overlooked of the five senses in engineering, is the next frontier in robotics.
Brainstorm’s first event featured a competition between researchers who designed virtual-reality products for diagnosing and treating mental illness.
Stanford clinicians helped develop the first clinical guidelines for treating pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome, a psychiatric problem linked to brain inflammation.
Oct 30 2017 | The Dish
Goldsmith received the 2017 Women in Communications Engineering (WICE) Mentorship Award from the IEEE Communications Society in recognition of her efforts to bring diversity to her field and opportunity to her students.