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Oct 13 2022 | Scope Blog
What if a patient's brain tumor could be treated painlessly, without anesthesia, in the comfort of their home? Researchers at Stanford Medicine have developed, and tested in mice, a small wireless device that one day could do just that. 
Oct 12 2022 | Stanford Medicine
Lab-grown clusters of human brain cells integrate so well into young rats’ brains they enable researchers to study neurodevelopmental disorders’ molecular and circuit underpinnings.
Oct 6 2022 | Stanford News
Stanford chemist Carolyn Bertozzi was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry for her development of bioorthogonal reactions, which allow scientists to explore cells and track biological processes without disrupting the normal chemistry of the cell.
Oct 5 2022 | Stanford Medicine
Bertozzi’s chemistry expertise advances research into cancer immunotherapies, tumor biology and COVID-19.
Oct 5 2022 | Scope Blog
Ever wonder what science says you should do to quell daily anxiety? What about how to fall back asleep when you wake in the middle of the night?
Oct 4 2022 | Stanford Report
This year’s awardees are delving deeper into health care algorithms, advancing the production of 3D-printed organs, engineering bacteria to supercharge immune response, and much more.
Sep 26 2022 | HAI
Video and audio data gathered by a smartphone game could facilitate earlier diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder and improve treatment.
Sep 23 2022 | Stanford Medicine
About 80% of children with autism have trouble sleeping, but whether better sleep could lessen other autism symptoms is unknown. A new grant will help Stanford Medicine scientists find out.
Sep 22 2022 | Stanford Medicine
The Wu Tsai Neuro sleep researcher is honored for discovering the role of orexins in narcolepsy and paving the way to new sleep disorder therapies.
Sep 21 2022 | Wu Tsai Neuro
Tool-builder Sean Bendall discusses Multiplexed Ion Beam Imaging (MIBI), a powerful new tissue imaging technology that might shine a light on key questions in neurodegenerative disease, including what makes some brains seemingly resilient to Alzheimer’s.