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Mar 4 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Humphreys, an affiliated faculty member of Stanford Health Policy, told an audience at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, recently that the better approach to public-health campaigns are those tailored to the realities of the human brain.
Mar 3 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Tom Clandinin, PhD, a Stanford professor of neurobiology, chose neuroscience: “Because the brain is the most complicated organ in the body, I became excited about how it develops,” he says in this video.
Mar 1 2016 | Stanford Medicine
How neuroscience could determine your mental health treatment
Mar 1 2016 | Stanford Medicine
Life while facing death
Mar 1 2016 | Stanford Medicine
Take a group of 8-year-olds. Give them a set of standardized tests, as well as brain MRI scans. Which one better predicts their math ability at age 14?
Feb 22 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Now, in a study published in Neuron, Stanford neuroscientist Ivan Soltesz, PhD, and his colleagues may have shown a way to enhance marijuana’s medical virtues by countering some of its troubling side effects.
Feb 18 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Sharon J. Sha, MD, MS is interested in the brain because it is what distinguishes us from animals and makes us who we are.
Feb 16 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Have you ever wondered how our immune system generates the dizzying array of antibodies needed to recognize foreign invaders? They do so in part by using an ingenious combinatorial trick – a sleight of genetics that relies on the random rearrangement of discrete stretches of DNA to create as many...
Feb 11 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Shatz, the director of Stanford Bio-X, is widely considered a leader in neuroscience. She has spent the last 40 years studying the brain and has made significant discoveries about its development and plasticity. She has authored over 120 publications, received countless awards and nurtured the...
Feb 11 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Stanford researchers have identified and suppressed the neural pathway responsible for the opiate withdrawal symptoms in opiate-addicted mice
Feb 9 2016 | The Washington Post
Keith Humphreys is a professor of psychiatry and director of mental health policy at Stanford University.
Feb 8 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
As director of Stanford Bio-X, Carla Shatz, PhD, not only supports campus-wide interdisciplinary research efforts, but her own research serves as an example of how teams can work in collaboration.
Feb 8 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Sighing is a long, deep involuntary inhalation accompanying sensations of yearning, sadness, relief, boredom, exhaustion, or exasperation. Fewer of us know that the typical person also sighs spontaneously about every five minutes or so.
Feb 5 2016 | Palo Alto online
Neuroscience Health Center includes clinic for memory disorders
Feb 4 2016 | San Jose Mercury News
Stanford University on Thursday named a neuroscientist with stellar research and biotech credentials to be its 11th president, underscoring the university's continued commitment to science.
Feb 4 2016 | Palo Alto Online
Marc Tessier-Lavigne, a former faculty member, named university's 11th president
Feb 4 2016 | Forbes
Stanford University named neuroscientist, entrepreneur and former Genentech executive Marc Tessier-Lavigne its 11th president on Thursday, an appointment that will likely continue the school’s strong connections to Silicon Valley and the technology industry.
Feb 4 2016 | Forbes
On Thursday, Stanford University named Marc Tessier-Lavigne its 11th president. The first of his family to graduate college, the neuroscientist and former Rhodes Scholar will succeed current Stanford head John Hennessy, who is departing after 16 years in the role.
Feb 4 2016 | San Francisco Chronicle
Marc Tessier-Lavigne, president of The Rockefeller University in New York City, will become Stanford University's 11th president on Sept. 1
Feb 1 2016 | Harvard Business Review
Why are we always exhausted at the end of a workday? Why do we come home wiped out, with barely enough energy to make dinner before collapsing for the night?