This week's grand rounds

August 17 @ 8:00-9:00 am

NET Worth: Adding Value with the Stanford Neuroendocrine Tumor Program

Presenter: Pamela Kunz, MD

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Stanford Medicine, Google team up to harness power of data science for health care

Stanford Medicine will use the power, security and scale of Google Cloud Platform to support precision health and more efficient patient care.

Stanford-AstraZeneca Partnership Awards First Round of Funding

Over the next three years, $2 million in funding will be available for Stanford investigators through a partnership between Stanford Center for Clinical Research and AstraZeneca. Recently, the collaboration announced its first round of awards, selecting projects by Mintu Turakhia, assistant professor and Nigam Shah, associate professor.

Cornelia Weyand Honored as Notable Woman in Science and Medicine in Berlin

Once a year, the Max Delbrueck Center for Molecular Medicine, as the representative of the Helmholtz Association in Germany, names a “Notable Woman in Science and Medicine.” In 2016, the Center selected Stanford immunologist Cornelia Weyand, MD, for the honor.

Researchers devise method for bone marrow transplants without using chemotherapy

Scientists have devised a way to destroy blood stem cells in mice without using chemotherapy or radiotherapy, both of which have toxic side effects.

Faculty, students collaborate to reduce chronic disease in China

A graduate seminar in Beijing brought together students from Stanford and Peking University to seek solutions to China’s growing problems of cancer, stroke and heart disease.

Upcoming Grand Rounds

August 24 @ 8:00-9:00 am

Immunotherapy for Cancer Comes of Age

Department Events

August 16 @ 8:00-9:00 am

ASCO Updates: Genitourinary; Gastrointestinal

Cancer Education Seminar

August 16 @ 8:00-9:00 am

Bone and Joint Infections

ID Lecture Series

August 17 @ 12:00-1:00 pm

Probing Early Events in Cancer through Host Response: Insights from Monoclonal Gammopathies

Hematology Town Hall

August 19 @ 1:00-2:00 pm

Didactic Lecture


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In the News

“The future: stem cell transplantation without chemo” - Researchers have developed a new method to transplant bone marrow that doesn’t use chemotherapy or radiotherapy. Senor author Judith Shizuru is quoted.


“The superhero genes” - This article examines the relationship between genetics and elite athletes. Euan Ashley is featured.

California Sunday

“Task force calls for more study into risks, benefits, of kids' cholesterol screening” - U.S. Preventative Services Task force said there’s not enough evidence to determine the potential benefits or risk of screening for high cholesterol in children and teens without symptoms. Douglas Owens provides comment.

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