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Feb 18 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Sharon J. Sha, MD, MS is interested in the brain because it is what distinguishes us from animals and makes us who we are.
Feb 16 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Have you ever wondered how our immune system generates the dizzying array of antibodies needed to recognize foreign invaders? They do so in part by using an ingenious combinatorial trick – a sleight of genetics that relies on the random rearrangement of discrete stretches of DNA to create as many...
Feb 11 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Stanford researchers have identified and suppressed the neural pathway responsible for the opiate withdrawal symptoms in opiate-addicted mice
Feb 11 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Shatz, the director of Stanford Bio-X, is widely considered a leader in neuroscience. She has spent the last 40 years studying the brain and has made significant discoveries about its development and plasticity. She has authored over 120 publications, received countless awards and nurtured the...
Feb 9 2016 | The Washington Post
Keith Humphreys is a professor of psychiatry and director of mental health policy at Stanford University.
Feb 8 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Sighing is a long, deep involuntary inhalation accompanying sensations of yearning, sadness, relief, boredom, exhaustion, or exasperation. Fewer of us know that the typical person also sighs spontaneously about every five minutes or so.
Feb 8 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
As director of Stanford Bio-X, Carla Shatz, PhD, not only supports campus-wide interdisciplinary research efforts, but her own research serves as an example of how teams can work in collaboration.
Feb 5 2016 | Palo Alto online
Neuroscience Health Center includes clinic for memory disorders
Feb 4 2016 | San Francisco Chronicle
Marc Tessier-Lavigne, president of The Rockefeller University in New York City, will become Stanford University's 11th president on Sept. 1
Feb 4 2016 | Forbes
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.