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Latest News

  • Stanford-AstraZeneca Collaboration Funds Two New Projects

    The Stanford Center for Clinical Research (SCCR), led by Kenneth Mahaffey, MD (professor of cardiovascular medicine), and AstraZeneca are pleased to announce that they have entered into the second year of their collaboration.


  • Project Baseline Launches

    The Project Baseline Study - a joint effort between Stanford Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, and Verily Life Sciences, LLC to map the fundamental aspects of human health - recently launched.


  • Paul Bollyky Receives Harrington Scholar-Innovator Grant

    Harrington Discovery Institute has selected Paul Bollyky as one of its 2017 Scholar-Innovators.


  • A Research Career to Benefit Children and a Life Lived on Campus Among Undergraduates

    Julie Parsonnet, MD, professor of infectious diseases and health research and policy, seems most comfortable describing herself as an “enthusiastic citizen of the university."…


Medicine Grand Rounds

April 26, 2017 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

The Weaker Sex? Vulnerable Men, Resilient Women, and Variations in Sex Differences in Mortality in the US and Globally

Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge, Berg Hall, 2nd Floor

May 3, 2017 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Why So Many Drugs Work and What’s Next?

Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge, Berg Hall, 2nd Floor

May 10, 2017 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Medicine Grand Rounds – Connection and the Human Genome

Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge, Berg Hall, 2nd Floor

Faculty Activities Of Note

Research Corner with Ken Mahaffey

Vice Chair of Clinical Research Ken Mahaffey sits down with Rebecca McCue to discuss clinical research at Stanford.

The VA System: An Integrated Healthcare Example for All

The Veterans Health Administration is the largest integrated healthcare system in the US with a common EHR. Dr Harrington learns the advantages for cardiology practice and research.

Open-Data Movement: Share and Share Alike?

Drs Harrington, Patel, and Cannon discuss the open-data movement and ACCESS CV, a new proposal for collaboration and data sharing.

Divisions in the Department of Medicine

Open-Data Movement: Share and Share Alike?

Drs Harrington, Patel, and Cannon discuss the open-data movement and ACCESS CV, a new proposal for collaboration and data sharing.

Spotlight

  • Breaking Bad at Stanford: Treating a Growing Population of Patients Who Admit to Methamphetamine Abuse

    Methamphetamine abuse is known to be bad for many reasons; one of the least known is its association with pulmonary arterial hypertension. Roham Zamanian has followed the geographic spread of the meth epidemic from its US origin in the California Central Valley to current hotbeds in Appalachia and the Ohio Valley.