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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 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 27 2022 | Stanford Medicine
Institute affiliate Sergiu Pasca's brain models reveals the organ’s workings in unparalleled detail.
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.