Apart yet together

Breaking COVID-19’s deadly embrace

This issue of Stanford Medicine magazine explores how the COVID-19 pandemic has isolated us from each other, yet united us in a quest to halt its devastation.

2020 Issue 2 Apart yet together

Letter from the Dean

Rising to the challenge

Stanford Medicine mobilizes to respond to the devastating and historic health crisis




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

Gut check

Ulcerative colitis patients could be missing a key intestinal microbe

Runner’s low

Though popular among runners, electrolyte supplements do little to keep sodium levels in balance during endurance events, new Stanford Medicine research shows.

Antidepressant predictor

EEG brain activity can predict who will respond to depression drug

What vapers don’t know

Young adults know very little about the vaping products they use

Lyme culprit targeted

Antibiotic could relieve lingering Lyme disease ailments, study says

Stanford ranks among top 20 hospitals

Stanford Health Care’s commitment to safety and quality is cited in Stanford Hospital being ranked 13th in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 Best Hospitals Honor Roll.

Neurons in action

A brain implant developed by Stanford University scientists has been shown in mice to be able to record the activity of thousands of individual neurons.

Unequal pay

Women at all levels of academic medicine are paid less than men.

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Issue 3 / 2023

AI explodes

Taking the pulse of artificial intelligence in medicine