The new Stanford Hospital

The future is here

This issue of Stanford Medicine Magazine features an inside look at the new Stanford Hospital, where design and advanced technology combine to improve patient care for decades to come.

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Upfront

Upfront

A quick look at the latest development from Stanford Medicine

Pain blocker

The experimental drug filgotinib blocks a set of enzymes that cause inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis patients who haven’t benefitted from other treatments, a study shows.

Better leukemia treatment

Anew drug combination for chronic lymphocytic leukemia could herald a new standard of treatment, researchers find.

Silent killer

Inflammation from a simple infection can awaken a silent genetic defect in rats that carry it, resulting in a deadly form of pulmonary hypertension, a study shows.

Pesticides and kids

Brain scans of a group of adolescents in California’s Salinas Valley show a direct link between pesticides they were exposed to in utero and certain brain functions.

Balancing act

Stimulating cells that jump in to protect healthy tissues in MS patients when their immune systems attack could lead to new drug therapies, researcher says.

Transformer cells

Researchers ID cells that transform into tissue that caps off plaque in atherosclerosis. They also believe they’ve found the gene responsible for the transformation.

Name that object

: Pivotal response therapy that taps into the interests of children with autism, is better than existing therapies at motivating them to talk, a new study shows.

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