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Stanford scientists have come up with a new strategy to help: "We can use the blood to treat the brain," said Stanford clinical genetics expert Natalia Gomez-Ospina, MD, PhD.
It's always fun to be able to provide an update to a previous post. In 2017 I wrote about some intriguing research from the laboratory of dermatologist and genome scientist Howard Chang, MD, PhD, that showed that circular RNA molecules play an important and previously unanticipated role in...
Concussion symptoms vary for different people depending on their medical history, age, degree of injury and other factors.
Our skin is the largest organ in our body -- it serves an essential role in protecting the body and transmitting sensations to the brain.
Aug 29 2019
Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute partners with the Vice Provost for Graduate Education to award Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowships (SIGFs) in the area of neuroscience.
A group of California teenagers exposed to common agricultural pesticides before birth had distinctive reductions in certain types of brain activity, according to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Despite its abundance, water retains a great many secrets. Among them, Stanford chemists have discovered, is that water microdroplets spontaneously produce hydrogen peroxide.
A Stanford-led research team invented a new coating that could finally make lightweight lithium metal batteries safe and long lasting, which could usher in the next generation of electric vehicles.
For five decades, James Trudell studied how anesthetics work on the human body to cause unconsciousness.
Aug 19 2019
Scott Linderman, a new assistant professor of statistics, works at the intersection of statistics, computer science and neuroscience. He explains why the three fields need to work together to better understand the brain.