Tag: School of Medicine

Phil Pizzo

Philip Pizzo is recognized by International Immunocompromised Host Society

by Stanford News Service on February 21, 2021 2:38 pm
Former Medical School Dean PHILIP PIZZO has been recognized with a lifetime achievement award from the International Immunocompromised Host Society (ICHS). ICHS is the premier international, multidisciplinary forum for scientific and clinical interchange to improve understanding and management of the immunocompromised host. Pizzo is the David and Susan Heckerman Professor in the School of Medicine… Read more Philip Pizzo is recognized by International Immunocompromised Host Society

Tirin Moore awarded NAS Pradel Research Award

by Taylor Kubota on January 25, 2021 4:04 pm
Tirin Moore, professor of neurobiology in the School of Medicine, is the recipient of the 2021 Pradel Research Award from the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). The Pradel Research Award recognizes mid-career neuroscientists for their work in understanding our nervous system. “It’s wonderful to be in the company of previous awardees,” said Moore of the… Read more Tirin Moore awarded NAS Pradel Research Award
DeSimone

Joseph DeSimone wins Harvey Prize in Science and Technology

by Crista Leigh Farrell on December 4, 2020 4:24 pm
JOSEPH DESIMONE, the Sanjiv Sam Gambhir Professor in Translational Medicine and professor of chemical engineering, has been named the recipient of the 2019-20 Harvey Prize in science and technology in recognition of contributions in materials science, chemistry, polymer science and technology, nanomedicine, and 3D printing. The Harvey Prize, the highest honor of the Technion-Israel Institute… Read more Joseph DeSimone wins Harvey Prize in Science and Technology
Keith Humphreys

What happens when a tweet takes over a scholar’s life?

by School of Medicine Scope on June 4, 2020 3:48 pm
Addiction expert KEITH HUMPHREYS, the Esther Ting Memorial Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, recently wrote a blog post in the School of Medicine’s Scope blog describing what happened when a tweet took over his life. He wrote, “My typical Twitter output comprises an admixture of addiction research findings, health policy analyses and excruciating puns.… Read more What happens when a tweet takes over a scholar’s life?
Joy in Medicine

Stanford Medicine recognized for supporting physician wellness

by Julie Grecius on October 9, 2019 3:43 pm
Changing the culture that has led to a national epidemic of physician burnout doesn’t happen overnight. But efforts at Stanford Medicine — which have grown to include departmental and organizational initiatives, ongoing assessment tools, and engagement and accountability at the highest levels — are gradually beginning to take hold and helping to advance the cause.… Read more Stanford Medicine recognized for supporting physician wellness
Stanford Medicine

Stanford-led team receives $10 million award for myosin research

by Bruce Goldman on June 25, 2019 3:41 pm
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences has awarded a five-year, $10 million grant to a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional team of scientists led by School of Medicine researchers JAMES SPUDICH, professor of biochemistry, and DANIEL BERNSTEIN, professor of pediatrics, that will try to gain insights into a common cause of heart failure. Co-investigators on the grant… Read more Stanford-led team receives $10 million award for myosin research
The Taubes

Tad and Dianne Taube commit $6 million for pediatric cancer research

by Stanford Medicine on May 2, 2019 2:47 pm
Philanthropists TAD and DIANNE TAUBE have committed $6 million to the School of Medicine to establish the Taube Initiative in Pediatric Cancer Research, which will further the development of innovative therapies to improve the cure rates for childhood cancer. The gift will accelerate the work of researchers at the School of Medicine and Lucile Packard… Read more Tad and Dianne Taube commit $6 million for pediatric cancer research
Provost Persis Drell

Provost Persis Drell will address medical school graduates

by Stanford Medicine on April 30, 2019 2:43 pm
Provost PERSIS DRELL, the James and Anna Marie Spilker Professor and professor of physics and of materials science and engineering, will be this year’s keynote speaker at the School of Medicine’s diploma ceremony on June 15. Drell is a physicist who has served on the Stanford faculty since 2002. She is the former dean of… Read more Provost Persis Drell will address medical school graduates
Michael Longaker

Surgeon goes from March Madness to medicine with help from mentors

by Rachel Baker on March 27, 2019 2:43 pm
Each year, 68 college basketball teams are chosen to compete in the sudden-death tournament known as March Madness, which involves a frenzy of brackets, betting and behind-the-boss’s-back game watching. In 1979, 40 years ago, MICHAEL LONGAKER was part of the March Madness as a guard for Michigan State in its NCAA championship win over Indiana… Read more Surgeon goes from March Madness to medicine with help from mentors
Andrew Huberman

Neurobiologist using Instagram to educate the public about 'amazing' neuroscience

by Jennifer Huber on March 5, 2019 2:36 pm
Neurobiology professor ANDREW HUBERMAN has set out to educate the public about exciting discoveries in neuroscience using Instagram. Huberman’s sights are high: he pledged to post on Instagram one-minute educational videos about neuroscience an average of five times per week for an entire year. His efforts have garnered about 8,000 followers so far. Many come… Read more Neurobiologist using Instagram to educate the public about 'amazing' neuroscience