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Jun 2 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Sonia Olea Coontz, suffered a stroke in 2011 that left her limping. Now, thanks to an experimental procedure she underwent in 2013 — a full two years later — she’s jogging.
Jun 1 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
It’s ironic. Their last name is Close, yet these sisters were anything but in childhood. They spent their formative years in a sprawling 400-room hotel in Switzerland as part of the MRA, a cult-like movement to which their parents belonged.
Jun 1 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Stanford bioengineer David Camarillo, PhD, played football for 10 years and he’s received two concussions. But his head injuries weren’t from football: They were from bike accidents.
May 26 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Stanford psychiatrist-bioengineer-neuroscientist-inventor Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD, has pioneered two separate technologies that, while quite different from one another, pose the prospect of working together to enable new strides in brain research.
May 5 2016 | Healthline
Researchers say the gap in mental health records highlights the country’s fragmented healthcare system.
Apr 18 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Stanford neuroscientist and psychiatrist Robert Malenka, MD, PhD, launched his address at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland earlier this year with a big question: “Why do we do the things that we do?”
Apr 12 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
What happens when two Nobel Laureates get talking? They hatch a crazy plan to take teeny tiny diamonds from crude oil and – presto change-o – turn them into a novel way of imaging molecules and structures in the brain.
Apr 8 2016 | KQED Science
Stanford researchers developed facial-recognition software specifically for Google Glass. The software acts as a coach, helping the kids search for and correctly identify emotions expressed on people’s faces.
Apr 6 2016 | Stanford Medicine
How health data provided by patients adds up to better care
Mar 30 2016 | The Stanford Daily
Diogo Peixoto, is a sixth-year Ph.D. candidate in neurobiology, is researching the neural basis for perceptual decision making and the brain circuits that combine visual information to make categorical decisions. The Daily spoke with Diogo about his experiences in the lab and the path that led him...