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The realities of the opioid epidemic are painfully clear — overdoses claim more than 100 lives every day in America. What’s less obvious is how it developed a deadly grip across the nation.
Oct 10 2018 | Stanford News
The Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute has been named for a gift from alumna Clara Wu Tsai and Joe Tsai.
Oct 10 2018 | Stanford News
As the Stanford Neurosciences Institute relaunches under a new name – the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute – Clara Wu Tsai and institute director William Newsome talk about the future of brain science at Stanford.
First came the burritos, then the brains. Somewhere in between, more than 50 undergraduates who showed up for the Stanford Undergraduate Neuroscience Society’s “Brains and Burritos” heard from researchers and mingled with others curious about brain science.
Cancerous tumors cause disease in two ways: they grow and spread. But a new immune therapy approach may be able to target both problems simultaneously.
Oct 5 2018 | Stanford - News
Some of the most important discoveries come not from plowing ahead, but instead from stepping back to gain a fresh perspective, whether that means revisiting old assumptions or seeking a new lens outside one’s academic field.
The Stanford scientists will receive $32 million over five years to fund explorations of cancer, the brain, the aging process, chromosomes and the development of cells.
Brandon Simmons, a captain for the Stanford Cardinal football team, remembers sustaining his first concussion during a high school game in Arlington, Texas.
The medical evidence is clear — teens are suffering physical and mental health problems due to chronic sleep deprivation. That’s why the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends starting classes at all middle and high schools at 8:30 a.m. or later.
The new Stanford institutional video that airs during televised Cardinal athletic competitions and within Stanford Stadium is called Stanford: Pursuing the Next Great Discovery and features: Chris Re, Jo Boaler, John Dabiri, Allison Okamura.

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