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Students help bring healthcare to rural Guatemala

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For years, School of Medicine Professor Paul Wise has traveled to rural Guatemala. Medical students and undergraduates, such as human biology major Bianca Argueza, have traveled with him to San Lucas Tolimán. News Service writer Adam Gorlick is currently there with the team.

CEO succession planning lags badly, research finds

More than half of companies today cannot immediately name a successor to their CEO should the need arise, according to new research conducted by Heidrick & Struggles, an executive search firm, and the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford. The survey of more than 140 CEOs and board directors of North American public and private companies reveals critical lapses in CEO succession planning.

Study uses genetic approach to manipulate microbes in gut

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We are what we eat, but who are "we"? "For each human cell in your body there are 10 microbial cells, most of them living in the gut and helping us digest things we can't digest on our own," says Justin Sonnenburg, assistant professor of microbiology and immunology in the med school.

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  • Correction: The name of Chris Contag, associate professor of pediatrics and of microbiology and immunology, was misspelled in yesterday's Stanford Report.
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PAUL KHAVARI named next chair of dermatology . . .

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