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Lisa Pratt
video Fall Forum on Community Health and Public Service

In her keynote address at this year's forum, Lisa Pratt, MD, MPH, chief physician at San Quentin State Prison, discussed her early efforts in community medicine and current work at San Quentin. See video »

Medical Center Report  Stanford Medicine Magazine Fall 2008
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Is the baby a boy or girl? Few things are harder for new parents than hearing their doctor say, "I don't know. Full story »

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video Butte on bioinformatics

Buried beneath today’s ever-growing mountain of genomic, proteomic and clinical data are hidden clues into the origins of disease, says Atul Butte, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine and pediatrics. Butte discusses how the field of bioinformatics is helping scientists and clinicians sift through this data to gain a better understanding of complex conditions and pinpoint connections between illnesses once considered distinct. These insights may one day lead to a new taxonomy of human disease.

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Nov. 18 | 6:30 - 8:30 PM


Joanna Rudnick Film screening: In the Family

This new documentary tells the story of one woman's experiences after testing positive for the "breast cancer gene" at age 27. Followed by a Q&A session with the filmmaker, Joanna Rudnick. Details »

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