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Dec 17 2015 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
William Talbot, PhD, started out studying how caterpillars become butterflies. Now a professor of developmental biology, his research focuses on the formation of myelin, that all-important sheath that protects nerve fibers and speeds the transmission of messages.
Dec 17 2015 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
When Stanford’s original main quad was built 125 years ago, it was with the intent of bringing faculty together in its outdoor spaces and walkways. From its inception, the university was a place where faculty were encouraged to collaborate across disciplines.
Dec 16 2015 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
At 44, Stanford bioengineer/neuroscientist Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD, has achieved more success and accolades than most scientists receive in their lifetime.
Dec 14 2015 | Jerry McNerney Blog
The directors at Stanford and the Palo Alto VA have a significant ask: They are facing mountains of red tape in transferring patient information from the VA to Stanford, where significant resources can be brought to bear in treating the veteran community.
Dec 14 2015 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Last week, Stanford Health Care, in partnership with the Stanford School of Medicine, cut the ribbons to officially open the new Stanford Neuroscience Health Center for outpatient care.
Dec 10 2015 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Coffee changes the brain’s activity.
Dec 10 2015 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Part of the brain could act like a radio, with different stations operating at different frequencies, playing different kinds of music and variously attracting or repelling different “listening audiences.
Dec 9 2015 |
Baba Shiv is the Sanwa Bank, Ltd., Professor of Marketing at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. His research expertise is in the area of neuroeconomics, with specific emphasis on the role of neural structures related to emotion and motivation in shaping decisions and experiences.
Dec 7 2015 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Some neuroscience faculty, staff and students got a look behind the scenes of what it’s like to be a scientist in government on Friday from congressman Jerry McNerney, PhD.
Dec 3 2015 | Nature International weekly journal of science
Turquoise killifish genomes help to explain their 'live fast, die young' lifestyle.