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Stanford researchers used focused ultrasound to pry molecules of an anesthetic loose from nanoparticles. The drug’s release modified activity in brain regions targeted by the ultrasound beam.
Stanford researchers have shown in rats that pharmacologically active amounts of a fast-acting anesthetic drug could be released from nanoparticle "cages" in small, specified brain areas at which the scientists had aimed a beam of focused ultrasound.
Stanford Medicine pain psychologist Beth Darnall wants to see psychology incorporated into pain treatment. She discusses that in a new interview.
During a recent lecture on campus, Stanford neurosurgeon John Adler discussed his entrepreneurial journey.
Nov 5 2018 | Stanford - News
Drawing on an extensive body of research, Stanford psychologist Gregory Walton lays out a roadmap to positively influence the way people think about themselves and the world around them. These changes could improve society, too.
Three individuals will be awarded the Dean’s Medal for their contributions to the mission of Stanford Medicine.
Loss of autonomy is a major source of trauma, physicians say. A trauma-informed approach would benefit immigrant families and communities receiving them.
Oct 31 2018 | Stanford - News
Minuscule nanostraws could help solve the problem of how to deliver precise doses of molecules directly into many cells at once.
A recent NOVA episode focused on our country's addiction problem and highlighted the work of numerous researchers.
A new review article investigates the relationship between heavy media multitasking and cognition to determine how media use is shaping our minds and brains.

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