This week's grand rounds

September 14 @ 8:00-9:00 am

MGR With Roger Bohn

Presenter: Roger Bohn, PhD

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Recessions and health: The verdict? Probably not good for you

Studies suggested an increase in suicides and a deterioration in mental health during the recession. But the team found a lot of variability from country to country and, importantly, a substantial likelihood of bias in all the studies except two.

The end game

Aiming to extinguish tobacco’s harms for good. Americans’ love affair with the cigarette hit a peak in the early 1960s. With major marketing efforts and few regulations, it was fashionable to light up everywhere.

“We’re feeling the ground shaking under our feet”: Stanford oncologist talks cancer immunotherapy

Stanford’s reputation as a powerhouse of award-winning research is well-earned — but only occasionally do so many of its stellar scientists gather at the same time to hear one of their own speak.

Inflammation implication

How our aging immune system goes haywire. Danger stalks the body from without and within. For most of human evolution, the biggest killers have been foreign invaders.

Stanford’s lab for cell, gene medicine opens in Palo Alto

Making cell- or virus-based therapies for use in humans requires a rigid set of quality-control standards outlined by the Food and Drug Administration. A new Stanford facility will allow promising new therapies to be tested in the clinic.

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