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Faculty members elected to American Society for Clinical Investigation

by Stanford School of Medicine on March 20, 2018 3:45 pm
Four Stanford Medicine faculty members were elected to the American Society for Clinical Medicine, an honor society of clinician-researchers founded in 1908. They will be inducted in April in Chicago. The society adds fewer than 80 new members each year, and new members must be younger than 50 years old. The new members from Stanford are: PAUL… Read more Faculty members elected to American Society for Clinical Investigation
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An undergraduate’s day in the emergency department

by Ribhav Gupta on March 11, 2018 2:57 pm
Junior RIBHAV GUPTA, who hopes to pursue a career in medicine, wrote about his experiences shadowing an emergency room doctor in Scope, the School of Medicine’s award-winning blog. Here is an excerpt of his piece: “Before I spent a day shadowing a physician recently, I saw emergency medicine as a romantic field, doctors rushing from… Read more An undergraduate’s day in the emergency department
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Psychiatry investigators awarded NIH grant to study autism

by Stanford School of Medicine on January 25, 2018 12:15 am
Three School of Medicine psychiatry investigators have been awarded a five-year, $2.5 million grant to study autism. They will work with University of California-Davis investigators as part of a new National Institute of Health Autism Center of Excellence. JOACHIM HALLMAYER, MD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences; RUTH O’HARA, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences; and SUNDARI… Read more Psychiatry investigators awarded NIH grant to study autism
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Stanford receives grant to create center for support of cancer immunotherapy

by the School of Medicine on November 6, 2017 4:18 pm
The School of Medicine is one of four institutions to receive a grant from the National Cancer Institute to establish a Center for the Immune Monitoring and Analysis of Cancer. Together, the centers will form a network of laboratories to support adult and pediatric immunotherapy trials by analyzing patients’ immune phenotype and function and performing… Read more Stanford receives grant to create center for support of cancer immunotherapy
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Stanford Diabetes Research Center awarded $7.7 million

by Tracie White on October 24, 2017 12:42 pm
The School of Medicine has been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund the Stanford Diabetes Research Center. The five-year, $7.7 million grant will be used to provide support for the research, training and clinical activities of the center’s 90 members, which include faculty from the schools of Medicine, Engineering and… Read more Stanford Diabetes Research Center awarded $7.7 million
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Matthew Porteus awarded grant for sickle cell anemia work

by Stanford Medical School Communications on October 9, 2017 4:46 pm
The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has awarded MATTHEW PORTEUS, associate professor of pediatrics, a grant of $5.2 million to lay the groundwork for a clinical trial of a possible treatment for sickle cell disease. Porteus has shown that he can take human blood stem cells with the gene defect that causes sickle cell disease… Read more Matthew Porteus awarded grant for sickle cell anemia work
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President Marc Tessier-Lavigne talks to fellow first-gen students

by Tracie White on September 18, 2017 4:12 pm
As the first in his family to attend college, ALVARO AMORIN was forced to tackle many challenges on his own. His parents, who immigrated to the United States from Peru when he was 12, didn’t have the experience needed to help answer his many questions about college, starting with how to apply. “I wasn’t really… Read more President Marc Tessier-Lavigne talks to fellow first-gen students
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Samuel Cheshier receives funding from St. Baldrick's Foundation

by Kate Chesley on July 25, 2017 2:33 pm
Pediatric neurosurgeon SAMUEL CHESHIER, assistant professor of neurosurgery, has been awarded continued funding from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to assist in his research on malignant brain tumors in children. Malignant primary brain tumors are the most common solid tumors in children and are a leading cause of death. Cheshier, the Ty Louis Campbell Foundation St.… Read more Samuel Cheshier receives funding from St. Baldrick's Foundation
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Surgeon-scientist Augustus White to speak at Medical School diploma ceremony

by Tracie White on April 21, 2017 2:09 pm
AUGUSTUS WHITE III, the first African American to graduate from Stanford School of Medicine, will be this year’s speaker at the school’s diploma ceremony. Throughout his career as an orthopedic surgeon and scientist, White has remained a pioneer and role model for underrepresented minorities in the medical profession. His early interest in orthopedics stemmed from… Read more Surgeon-scientist Augustus White to speak at Medical School diploma ceremony
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Students organize to send letters of support to Syrian refugees

by Ruthann Richter on April 11, 2017 4:49 pm
In the video, RANEEM, a Syrian refugee living in Jordan, is shown reading aloud a letter of support from a staff member at the School of Medicine. The 18-year-old woman, wearing a black head scarf and plaid dress, pauses at one point, bows her head and wipes away tears. “She gave me motivation and hope,”… Read more Students organize to send letters of support to Syrian refugees