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John Huguenard, PhD, was wooed by the magic of anti-epileptic drugs when he was in graduate school at Duke University.
Paul Kalanithi wrote essays for The New York Times and Stanford Medicine reflecting on being a physician and a patient, the human experience of facing death, and the joy he found despite terminal illness.
The Graduate School of Education and the Computer Science Department engaged in a joint research project to advance new approaches to teaching.
Mar 11 2015 | Money
Your credit score isn't controlled by any one cause, but your genes may be a key factor.
Mar 11 2015 | The Guardian
In an era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter, we’re all required to do several things at once. But this constant multitasking is taking its toll. Here neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin explains how our addiction to technology is making us less efficient.
Prof. Lorenz Studer, Professor of Developmental Biology at the Sloan Kettering Institute in New York City talks about transplantation therapies specifically for Parkinson's and growing your very own dopaminergic neurons.
In experiments using both mouse models of stroke and brain tissue samples from humans, investigators linked the delayed onset of post-stroke dementia to the persistent presence of B cells in the brain.
Mar 4 2015 | Fast Company
New research reveals how work-related stress translates to life-threatening conditions - and how employers' attitudes can make it worse.
Carla Shatz is the Sapp Family Provostial Professor of Neurobiology, David Starr Jordan Director, and Bio-X Director at Stanford University. In this podcast, she covers various aspects of her background, her career in research, and women in science, all over Campari cocktails.
Feb 26 2015 | Stanford Medicine
Cells hold clues to a healthy old age