Tag: Stanford Medicine

Crystal Mackall

Team science award recognizes eight pediatric cancer researchers

by Erin Digitale on April 29, 2021 5:13 pm
Eight Stanford Medicine scientists are among a group of pediatric cancer researchers being honored with the 2021 Team Science Award from the American Association for Cancer Research. The annual award recognizes the scientific team judged to be most accomplished in all facets of cancer research. It will be presented during the association’s annual meeting this… Read more Team science award recognizes eight pediatric cancer researchers
Drew Endy, Michael Moseley and Fan Yang

Three elected fellows at American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

by Stanford Medicine on March 31, 2021 3:44 pm
The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering has announced the election of three faculty members to its college of fellows. The institute’s mission is to recognize excellence in and advocate for medical and biological engineering to advance society. The college of fellows comprises medical and biological engineers who have distinguished themselves in research, industry or education. Nominees… Read more Three elected fellows at American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
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Stanford medical students celebrate Match Day virtually

by Tracie White on March 24, 2021 4:55 pm
Shortly before 9 a.m. Friday, March 19, STEVEN LOSORELLI, who’s in his final year of medical school at Stanford, blared Daft Punk, sat down at his computer and waited for the email that would reveal where he would pursue his childhood dream of becoming an ear surgeon. “Typically, there is a big ceremony,” said Losorelli,… Read more Stanford medical students celebrate Match Day virtually
Puzzle Solver

New book chronicles scientist Ron Davis’ efforts to save his son

by Kate Chesley on March 4, 2021 3:38 pm
TRACIE WHITE, a science writer at Stanford Medicine, has written a new book, The Puzzle Solver: A Scientist’s Desperate Quest to Cure the Illness That Stole His Son about RON DAVIS, professor of biochemistry and of genetics, and his efforts to save his son Whitney Dafoe. She wrote the book, which was published in January,… Read more New book chronicles scientist Ron Davis’ efforts to save his son

Jeffrey Glenn awarded grant to develop broad-spectrum antiviral drugs

by Bruce Goldman on October 7, 2020 5:00 pm
JEFFREY GLENN, professor of gastroenterology and hepatology and of microbiology and immunology, has won a five-year, $14.3 million contract from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to fund the development of broad-spectrum antiviral drugs for enteroviruses and potentially SARS-CoV-2. Enteroviruses constitute a broad family of viruses. They’re responsible for about half of the… Read more Jeffrey Glenn awarded grant to develop broad-spectrum antiviral drugs

Two Stanford scholars have been named American Physical Society Fellows

by Taylor Kubota on October 2, 2020 3:01 pm
JAMES CRYAN, an investigator with the Stanford PULSE Institute (a joint institute of Stanford University and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory), and ALISON MARSDEN, associate professor of pediatrics (cardiology) and of bioengineering, have been honored by the American Physical Society as 2020 American Physical Society Fellows. The APS Fellowship Program was created to recognize members who… Read more Two Stanford scholars have been named American Physical Society Fellows

Stanford Health Care earns perfect score from LGBTQ rights organization

by Mandy Erickson on September 23, 2020 3:04 pm
For the fifth consecutive year, the Healthcare Equality Index has issued Stanford Health Care a perfect score for its LGBTQ policies and practices. The index is released annually by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, a national organization that advocates for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer individuals. Health care organizations that receive a perfect score are designated LGBTQ… Read more Stanford Health Care earns perfect score from LGBTQ rights organization
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A former pro pitcher takes the field in Stanford’s physician assistant program

by Mandy Erickson on September 16, 2020 4:13 pm
From age 5 to 24, PATRICK LOWERY was a ballplayer. Drafted after his senior year at Columbia University, he pitched for a couple of years in the Los Angeles Angels farm system, including for the Burlington Bees in Iowa, the Inland Empire 66ers in California and the Orem Owlz in Utah.But a baseball career didn’t… Read more A former pro pitcher takes the field in Stanford’s physician assistant program

Stanford Health Care, Packard Children’s receive environmental awards

by Stanford Medicine on July 20, 2020 4:00 pm
Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford each received an Environmental Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth, a nonprofit organization that promotes sustainability in the health care industry. 2020 is the fourth consecutive year Stanford Health Care has received this award. “We are excited to receive this honor and pleased to be recognized for our sustainable practices,” said… Read more Stanford Health Care, Packard Children’s receive environmental awards

Thomas Krummel receives top national honor in pediatric surgery

by Elizabeth Valente on July 19, 2020 1:12 pm
THOMAS KRUMMEL, the Emile Holman Professor in Surgery, Emeritus, and professor emeritus of pediatric surgery, has been named the 2020 recipient of the William E. Ladd Medal, the highest honor nationwide in pediatric surgery. Krummel was the surgeon-in-chief at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford from 2002 to 2016. At the Stanford School of Medicine, he served as program director… Read more Thomas Krummel receives top national honor in pediatric surgery