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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...
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.
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 | 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 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...
Jul 25 2022 | Stanford Report
Mark Schnitzer and Jelena Vučković are among the nine scientists and engineers selected for the Department of Defense’s “most prestigious research grant award.”
Jul 22 2022 | Stanford Medicine
Robert Malenka’s early research on the molecular mechanisms underlying memory and learning has led to an understanding of their role in psychiatric disorders including addiction, depression and autism spectrum disorder.
Jul 22 2022 | Stanford Report
Stanford medical student Blynn Shideler designed a wearable device to make daily physical therapy more accessible for kids with cerebral palsy.
Jul 20 2022 | Scope Blog
A tiny marine creature with a strange lifestyle may provide valuable insights into human neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease, according to scientists at Stanford Medicine.
Jul 11 2022 | Wu Tsai Neuro
The Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute congratulates deputy director Robert Malenka for his 2022 Peter Seeburg Integrative Neuroscience Prize. The career prize was awarded by the Society for Neuroscience and Federation of European Neuroscientists for Malenka’s “ground-breaking research in identifying...