On Thursday, Stanford University named Marc Tessier-Lavigne its 11th president. The first of his family to graduate college, the neuroscientist and former Rhodes Scholar will succeed current Stanford head John Hennessy, who is departing after 16 years in the role.
Stanford University named neuroscientist, entrepreneur and former Genentech executive Marc Tessier-Lavigne its 11th president on Thursday, an appointment that will likely continue the school’s strong connections to Silicon Valley and the technology industry.
As the founding director of Stanford’s Headache and Facial Pain Clinic, and a migraine sufferer himself, Robert Cowan, MD, is well-positioned to offer headache guidance (and insight for outsiders like me).
The more mankind uncovers the secrets of nature, the more we realise how parallels to the human condition exist in other life forms. Among them is the social structure of the humble ant, the subject of this interview with Deborah Gordon, Professor of Biology at Stanford University, an exclusive US...