A global purpose

Education, research and care

This magazine issue explores Stanford’s Medicine’s collaborative efforts at home and abroad to battle conditions that are central to some of the world’s overarching health concerns.

Winter 2019

Global health

Letter from the Dean

A universal yearning for healthy lives

Improving global health through research, training and care



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

The father factor

Research suggests that the children of older dads might have more complications at birth than babies with younger dads.

New Health Trends Report

A proliferation of data is driving more democratization in health care, according to Stanford Medicine’s second annual Health Trends Report, published in December.

Inner origami

Scientists believe they have identified the process that is key to sending stem cells on the path to form distinct tissue types.

Boning up

Researchers hope that understanding the genetics behind the fast bone growth and mineralization in antler regeneration can provide insight into treating fractures, osteoporosis and other bone diseases.

New children’s health leader

Paul King, a longtime leader in children’s and women’s health, has been tapped to lead children’s health at Stanford Medicine.

Heart-healthy mutations

A study of the genetic and health records of thousands of U.S. military veterans could offer clues for treating heart disease and diabetes.

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Issue 3 / 2023

AI explodes

Taking the pulse of artificial intelligence in medicine