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This week's grand rounds

March 16 @ 8:00-9:00 am

Games Doctors Play: Innovation in Medical Education

Lisa Shieh, MD, is a clinical professor of medicine. She received her MD at Harvard, her PhD at MIT, and completed her residency in 1999 at Stanford.

Our Latest News

Scientific discovery fits into patient care at the Digestive Health Clinic

The research and innovation taking place at Stanford’s Digestive Health Center leads directly to better diagnostics and treatment.

Protein increases signals that protect cancer cells

Researchers have identified a link between the expression of a cancer-related gene and cell-surface molecules that protect tumors from the immune system.

Center launched to explore, exploit human microbiome

The center will accelerate research bent on learning more about the internal microbial ecosystems with which we co-exist, and on applying this knowledge to enhance people’s health.

The powerhouse behind Stanford’s global cancer effort

Ami Bhatt is mobilizing Stanford experts to fight the growing threat of cancer in the developing world.

An oncologist from the land of fire and ice

When Sigurdis Haraldsdottir, MD, first set foot on the Stanford campus last October, she was immediately struck by the mild weather, the abundance of fresh produce and — in the greater Bay Area — the varied wildlife.

Video series focuses on bridging cultural gaps in the clinic

Imagine you visit a doctor in a far-off land with a different language. Although you have an interpreter, the doctor barely looks at you — instead relaying all information through the interpreter.

Stanford Cancer Institute expands global reach

Stanford epidemiologists are aiming to get a better understanding of how cancer impacts the developing world and build research and prevention programs there.

Upcoming Grand Rounds

March 23 @ 8:00-9:00 am

Jonas Salk: American Hero, Scientific Outcast

March 30 @ 8:00-9:00 am

Citius, Altius, Fortius: Semper Vigilo! Doping in Sport

Department Events

March 15 @ 8:00-9:00 am

Highlights from the GI ASCO Symposium

Cancer Education Seminar

March 15 @ 12:00-1:00 pm

Mechanisms of Biomineralization in the Cardiovascular System

Frontiers in Cardiovascular Science

March 16 @ 1:00-2:00 pm

Joint Chest Conference

PCCM Clinical Conference

March 16 @ 4:00-5:00 pm

Paradoxical Reactions During Mycobacterial Infection—Leprosy as a Model

ID Special Seminar

March 16 @ 4:30-5:30 pm

TBA

Digestive Disease Clinical Conference

March 18 @ 7:00-8:00 am

Basic Statistics—Interpreting the Literature

Fellows Didactic Lecture

March 18 @ 1:00-2:00 pm

Micrhohemorrhage-Associated Tissue Iron Enhances the Risk for Aspergillus Fumigatus Invasion in Transplantation

ID Special Seminar

March 18 @ 1:00-2:00 pm

With Cristina Alvira

PCCM Grand Rounds

Funding and Fellowship Opportunities
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In the News

“Even some immune cells can’t resist sugar—and it makes them hyperactive too” - A new study showed that excessive glucose uptake by inflammatory immune cells may contribute to coronary artery disease. Senior author Cornelia Weyand is quoted.

Quartz


“When ‘unremarkable is not clear enough” - Citing Curtis Langlotz, this blog post urges more straightforward language in radiology reports.

MedPage Today


“Myc helps cancer hide” - A new study found that a cancer-associated protein called Myc controls the expression of two molecules that protect tumor cells from the immune system. Dean Felsher is quoted.

The Scientist


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