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This week's grand rounds

February 10 @ 8:00-9:00 am

Engaging Patients as Partners: Effective Behaviors for Busy Clinicians

David S. Sobel, MD, MPH is Consulting Professor, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine.

Our Latest News

Neuroscience pioneer Mark Tessier-Lavigne named Stanford’s next president

The Stanford trustees announced that Marc Tessier-Lavigne, president of The Rockefeller University and former Stanford faculty member, will be the 11th president. He will assume the role Sept. 1.

Stanford Interdisciplinary

Stanford's culture of collaboration drives innovative discoveries in areas vital to our world, our health and our intellectual life.

The doctor-president who made Stanford better

Ray Lyman Wilbur, the university's longest-serving leader, stunted a typhoid epidemic, doubled the student body and built two graduate schools.

Spectrum awards more than $1 million in pilot grants to 30 projects

Stanford’s clinical and translational research center has awarded funding to teams of multidisciplinary investigators who are tackling health-care problems through novel approaches.

Found: A molecule mediating memory meltdown in aging immune systems

Even perfectly healthy older people don’t always remember names as quickly as they did when they were younger.

Cancer Institute symposium to feature young researchers

Stanford graduate students, postdoctoral scholars and other junior investigators will convene Feb. 23 share their latest research projects and hear advice from established cancer scientists.

The latest on the pregnancy risk for women with lupus

Women with lupus, an autoimmune disorder that can attack a variety of tissues, were once counseled to avoid pregnancy.

BeWell@Stanford Q&A: What to know and do about coronary artery disease

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a condition that results from excessive cholesterol buildup in the wall of the major arteries that supply blood to our heart muscle.

Grant Miller: A global approach to international health

New from the Stanford 25 blog: What’s the name of this sign? What does it tell you?

Watch Jonathan Chen’s Grand Rounds talk, “Wisdom of the Crowd or Tyranny of the Mob?”

Upcoming Grand Rounds

February 17 @ 8:00-9:00 am

Medicine and Literature: Fiction As Ethics.

Alvan Ikoku is an assistant professor of comparative literature and of medicine at Stanford University.

February 24 @ 8:00-9:00 am

Translating Discoveries to Cures: The Drug Development Paradigms.

Shivaani Kummar, MD, joined the Stanford faculty in January 2015. Her focus on a career in medicine began early.

Department Events

February 8 @ 4:00-5:00 pm

Impact of Recurrent Parasitemia on Cellular Responses to Malaria

ID Special Seminar

February 9 @ 8:00-9:00 am

Engineered T Cells for Cancer – A Primer for the Oncologist

Cancer Education Seminar

February 9 @ 8:00-9:00 am

Hepatitis C

ID Lecture Series

February 9 @ 12:30-1:30 pm

With Aruni Bhatnagar

Frontiers in Cardiovascular Science

February 10 @ 1:00-2:00 pm

Joint Chest Conference

PCCM Clinical Conference

February 10 @ 4:00-6:30 pm

Clinical Conference

Digestive Diseases

February 10 @ 4:00-5:00 pm

With Eyal Cohen

Research in Progress Seminar

February 12 @ 7:00-8:00 am

Nutrition Assessment – Protein Calorie Malnutrition

Fellows Didactic Lecture

February 12 @ 7:00-8:00 am

Lung Pathology Cases – Tutorial Part 1

PCCM Didactic Lecture

February 12 @ 1:00-2:00 pm

Notch Control of Transdifferentiation in the Adult Lung

PCCM Grand Rounds

Funding and Fellowship Opportunities
Announcements »

In the News

“Study tries to give C-section babies mom’s germs they missed” - David Relman comments on a new study that plans to expose infants born via C-section to vaginal bacteria.

Associated Press


“HIV resistance to favored treatment not uncommon” - HIV resistance to tenofovir is increasingly common, according to a new study. Co-author Robert Shafer is quoted.

Fox News


Additional Coverage:
US News: "Health buzz: HIV drug resistance grows in Africa"
Tech Times: "Study: HIV strains becoming resistant to key antiviral drug tenofovir"

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