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ChEM-H media coverage

Aug 13 2019 | Forbes
Billionaire Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and his wife, Lynne, announced a $35 million donation to a pair of Bay Area universities Tuesday that will go toward medical research involving the human microbiome, continuing the couple’s penchant for giving to institutions and causes around San Francisco,...
Aug 13 2019 | San Francisco Chronicle
On Tuesday, both UCSF and Stanford are introducing new research programs to study and harness the microbiome with $35 million in grants from Marc and Lynne Benioff — $25 million to UCSF and $10 million to Stanford.
Aug 13 2019 | SFist
Salesforce founder and CEO Marc Benioff and his wife Lynn just announced a $35 million donation to research into the under-studied field of the human microbiome — specifically into research that could lead to new therapies for asthma, inflammatory bowel disease, and other ailments.
Aug 13 2019 | San Francisco Chronicle
A San Francisco billionaire has donated $35 million to Stanford University and the University of California, San Francisco to enhance their study of the human microbiome.
May 28 2019 | PRWeb
Ten Researchers Selected to Receive $6M in Total Science Funding for Cutting-edge Research
May 14 2019 | Scientific American
Blocking an immune-related molecule lodged in blood vessels stops memory loss.
Apr 9 2019 | Timmerman Report
Carolyn Bertozzi on becoming a chemical biologist/glycobiologist, on The Long Run, a podcast with Luke Timmerman.
Apr 3 2019 | Fierce Biotech
A Stanford University team has found that CD22 is upregulated in aged microglia, and inhibiting it holds promise in treating neurodegenerative diseases.
Mar 28 2019 | Science Magazine
Recent research has helped reveal the role of long mysterious "tuft cells," cells that are found in the intestines, respiratory, and other parts of the body and have taste receptors much like those on your tongue.
Mar 6 2019 | Chemical & Engineering News
Drug companies want to use STING to fight cancer. New insights into the structure and activity of the protein could help that quest.
Mar 4 2019 | Stat News
ChEM-H Faculty Fellow Sam Gambhir discusses the future of precision medicine and his own lab's advances in creating a new model for noninvasive early cancer detection.
Feb 18 2019 | Chemical & Engineering News
In the last decade, many scientists, including Stanford ChEM-H Faculty Fellow Howard Chang, have contributed to our understanding of epitranscriptomics, the study of the small modifications on RNA that could have big implications for human health.
Dec 7 2018 | FierceBiotech
ChEM-H faculty fellow Justin Annes and his team take a step towards developing a new strategy for treating diabetes, selectively targeting insulin-producing beta cells by leveraging their affinity for zinc.
Oct 19 2018 | FierceBiotech
ChEM-H Institute Scholar Stanley Qi and his team developed a CRISPR gene-editing tool that allows them to move genetic snippets to different locations in the nucleus.
Oct 11 2018 | Science
ChEM-H Institute Scholar Stanley Qi is using a new CRISPR approach called CRISPR-GO to rearrange DNA in the nucleus.
Sep 6 2018 | Chemical and Engineering News
ChEM-H faculty fellows Noah Burns and Steve Boxer team up to study the peculiar natural products embedded in the membranes of ammonium-oxidizing bacteria.
Aug 1 2018 | The Scientist
The Scientist profiles ChEM-H faculty fellow Lucy Shapiro, who helped to found the field of systems biology.
Jul 31 2018 | The Naked Scientists
A magnetic wire in your blood could sweep up cancer particles and act as an early screening tool, according to ChEM-H faculty fellow Sam Gambhir.
Jun 13 2018 | McKnight Foundation
ChEM-H faculty fellow Brad Zuchero is one of six recipients of the 2018 McKnight Scholar Award. The award is granted to young scientists who are in the early stages of establishing their own independent laboratories and research careers and who have demonstrated a commitment to neuroscience.
Apr 26 2018 | The Outline
ChEM-H faculty fellow Purvesh Khatri's research reveals significant links between the environment, immune system, and aging.


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