The power and limits of zeroing in

This issue examines how researchers in the field of diagnostics are taking advantage of advances in biomedical research, engineering and computer technology to make diagnostics more informative and less invasive.

Fall 2016

Hearing things

Patients were bothered by the sounds of their eyeballs, their digestive systems, their blood. One look in their eyes, and a surgeon-scientist knew why

Fall 2016

Good sport

The passion of anti-doping chief Travis Tygart

Cover for TB crush

TB crush

Video gamers help develop a better test for tuberculosis

Letter from the Dean

The diagnostic revolution

How new tools will enable us to predict and prevent disease


Fall 2016

No limit?

Challenging the view of sickle cell trait


Upfront is a quick look at the latest development from Stanford Medicine

Pain relief

Taking steps

A stem cell treatment helps stroke patients regain motor function.

In the can

Doctors mum on genital cutting

Innovation hub

Forget it

Comprehensive cancer care

Explore issues

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Issue 3 / 2023

AI explodes

Taking the pulse of artificial intelligence in medicine