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Jun 13 2022 | Stanford Medicine
Michelle Monje and colleagues find that damage to the brain’s white matter after COVID-19 resembles that seen after cancer chemotherapy, raising hope for treatments to help both conditions.
Jun 9 2022 | Stanford News
Jason Yeatman and colleagues are working with local school districts to transform a pandemic workaround into a highly efficient tool for screening students with reading difficulties.
Jun 8 2022 | Stanford Report
The Walter J. Gores Award is the university’s highest award for excellence in teaching and celebrates achievement in educational activities, including lecturing, tutoring, advising, and discussion leading.
Jun 7 2022 | Stanford Report
The Faculty Women’s Forum recognizes 14 faculty members and one staffer for their outstanding work supporting women at Stanford through role modeling, allyship, leadership, and sponsorship.
May 31 2022 | Stanford Medicine
An international collaboration led by Michael Greicius, MD, professor of neurology at Stanford Medicine, has found a rare mutation that protects against Alzheimer’s in individuals who are genetically predisposed to the disease.
May 26 2022 | Stanford Engineering
Bo Wang studies the flatworms' ability to regenerate nerves, muscle, and other tissue. “One of the big questions we want to answer is how it does this on a genetic level?”
May 25 2022 | Wu Tsai Neuro
Katrin Andreasson discusses how immune cells can cause harmful brain inflammation and contribute to the development of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s disease.
May 25 2022 | Stanford BioX
A new string-like implant can monitor fluctuations in brain chemicals, like a fitness tracker for the brain.
May 25 2022 | Wu Tsai Neuro
With a new study published in Nature, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute researchers are helping to show that the cerebrospinal fluid that bathes our brains holds clues to healthy brain aging.
New work from Wu Tsai Neuro affiliate Liqun Luo and his lab uses a novel proteomics technique developed through the Neuro-omics initiative to understand how a limited number of genes can specify trillions of unique connections.