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Featuring articles following the theme, "Understanding the world within us". This issue of Stanford Medicine magazine explores the molecules within us and how understanding them can lead to medical discoveries and innovations. See some of the articles below.
A collection of articles highlights current research from Stanford focusing on wearable electronics. This wide variety of wearable electronics can go from being in your body to being worn on your body permanently and temporarily.
Aug 1 2022 | Wu Tsai Neuro
Research into the circadian clocks that regulate our 24-hour cycles led to a recent Nobel Prize, but very little is known about how animals maintain much longer-term seasonal rhythms. Wu Tsai Neuro interdisciplinary scholar Shixuan Liu aims to tackle this thorny question using her deep expertise...
Jul 29 2022 | Scope Blog
Tony Wyss-Coray and colleagues have turned up substances in blood that can accelerate or slow down the brain-aging clock. They've identified proteins on blood-vessel surfaces through which some of these molecules can act on the brain, despite the existence of the blood-brain barrier.
Jul 27 2022 | Stanford Medicine
Institute affiliate Sergiu Pasca's brain models reveals the organ’s workings in unparalleled detail.
Jul 27 2022 | Scope Blog
Jeffrey Glenn, MD, PhD, professor of medicine and of microbiology and immunology, is on a mission to de-fang COVID-19 and prepare the world for future viral threats.
Jul 27 2022 | Stanford Medicine
Institute affiliate Keith Humphreys, chief of commission on North America’s opioid crisis, reflects on the importance of consensus
Jul 27 2022 | Stanford Medicine
When phlegm runs amok, it can be life-threatening. Neuroscience know-how offers a way to put a cork in it.
Jul 27 2022 | Stanford Medicine
Institute affiliate Sean Mackey says goodbye to one-size-fits-all solutions to rein in pain
Jul 26 2022 | Wu Tsai Neuro
Brielle Ferguson has excelled not only in top-tier science as a postdoc in the Huguenard lab at Wu Tsai Neuro, but also in the kind of activism and advocacy she hopes can improve the diversity and culture of the scientific community around her. In 2020, she helped found the organization Black in...