Volume 22 Number 3
We may soon be able to fine-tune moods and feelings with greater precision than the latest drugs or therapies allow. It's more than just a little unnerving. >> Read Story
The Buddhist leader discusses neuroscience. >> Read Story
Enhanced math skills? Superior problem-solving abilities? Just make your request early enough and the human brain will happily adjust. >> Read Story
Strokes kill brain cells. Can scientists cajole new cells to swap in? >> Read Story
Treating pain as a problem of the mind as well as the body leads to relief. >> Read Story
Jimmy Breslin, the Pulitzer prize-winning author, writes about his brain surgery. >> Read Story
Letter from the Dean: Neuroscience will continue to raise important new questions, including how we use this knowledge and how we share it.
Scope: A quick look at the latest developments at Stanford University Medical Center
Science: Awash in DNA data – The microarray is a tool that came out of Stanford labs a decade ago. Scientists are beginning to harness its power for patient care.
Ask the bioethicist: A gift from death – Is it true that people can become organ donors only if they are already brain dead before life support is withdrawn?
Short take: Home grown – A scarcity of viable embryonic stem cell lines spurs researchers to grow their own
In brief: It's a girl – Digital unwrapping reveals a little mummy's secrets
The back story: The path of an invitation – What
brought the Dalai Lama to Stanford?
Susan Knox , MD, '85
President, Stanford University Medical Center Alumni Association
A look at the year ahead. >> Read Letter
An "only-in-California" practice leads to altars in the OR — and perhaps smoother recoveries. >> Read Story
Some 400 alumni, faculty and guests gathered at Stanford May 6-7 for this year's reunions. >> Read Story
Catch up on the latest news about your classmates. >> Read Story