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This week's grand rounds

June 1 @ 8:00-9:00 am

Preclampsia/Eclampsia: A tale of two task forces – 2016

Presenter: Maurice Druzin, MD

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Purvesh Khatri: “I think I’ve found my calling in immunology.”

Having come to the United States from India in 1998, Purvesh Khatri, originally planned a career as an electronics and communications engineer.

Palliative, hospice care lacking among dying cancer patients

All patients with advanced cancer should receive both palliative and hospice care before death, yet a study shows only half of veterans receive palliative care, and the use of hospice depends on the care environment.

Big data conference builds foundations for precision health

Speakers at Stanford’s annual big data conference said the success of precision health depends on data that reflects the global diversity of humans, the well and the unwell, and a rainbow of data from genomes, microbiomes and tissue samples.

Falkow receives medal in White House ceremony

The microbiologist conducted pioneering work in learning how bacteria can cause human disease and how antibiotic resistance spreads.

New Stanford-developed tool allows easier study of blood cancers

In the history of science and medicine, the breakthrough discoveries get a lot of deserved attention, but often overlooked are the invention of the tools that made those discoveries possible.

Zika and reproductive rights: new geographies, similar concerns

As summer inches closer, growing mosquito populations and numbers of vacationers traveling South pose an increased threat of Zika virus transmission inside the continental United States – maybe even in our own backyard.

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CMV in Immunocompromised Hosts

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Aging and Longevity Genes and Cardiovascular Disease

Frontiers in Cardiovascular Science

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Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) for the PCCM Physician

PCCM Journal Club

June 2 @ 12:00-1:00 pm

Amplify Scientific Discovery with Artificial Intelligence: Towards Knowledge-Driven Cyber Infrastructure

BMIR Research Colloquium

June 3 @ 7:00-8:00 am

Preoperative Pulmonary Risk Stratification

PCCM Core Lecture

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Analysis of Hypoxic and Hypercapnic Ventilatory Response in Healthy Volunteers

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In the News

“How valuable is BMI?” - Experts, including John Morton, discuss whether BMI is an accurate measure of obesity.

MedPage Today


“Is 10,000-steps goal more myth than science? Study seeks fitness truths through our phones and more” - This article highlights early data generated by the MyHeartCounts app. Alan Yeung and Euan Ashley are featured.

The Washington Post


“Gaps in ‘real world’ practice of palliative and hospice care” - A new study found that only half of veterans receive palliative care and the use of hospice is dependent on the care environment. Lead author Risha Gidwani and VJ Periyakoil are quoted.

Medscape


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