This week's grand rounds

July 13 @ 8:00-9:00 am

From ICD-11 to Robot Scientists: How the Use of Ontology in Informatics is Advancing Biomedicine

Presenter: Mark Musen, MD, PhD

Our Latest News

Department of Medicine Welcomes Julie Park as Division Manager, Immunology and Rheumatology

Julie Park recently made the move from North Carolina to California for an opportunity to work in immunology and rheumatology at Stanford.

Cheap blood test can discriminate between bacterial, viral infections

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have made an important breakthrough in their ongoing efforts to develop a diagnostic test that can tell health-care providers whether a patient has a bacterial infection and will benefit from antibiotics.

Stanford Cancer Institute earns highest cancer center designation

The Stanford Cancer Institute has been designated a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute, a part of the National Institutes of Health and the world’s leading cancer research organization.

Rosenkranz Prize winner to launch microbiome research project in Africa

In this new project, Bhatt and members of her lab will team up with colleagues in Africa, first in South Africa, and then in Ghana, Burkina Faso, and Kenya. They will leverage the infrastructure already in place at the INDEPTH Network of researchers, using an existing cohort of 12,000 patients at within those four countries.

Stanford expert addresses middle-age weight mystery

Many people notice significant changes in their body as they age – for some, it’s grey hair or expanding bald spots. For others, it’s aching joints. However, a quick Google search of the problems of middle age overwhelmingly yields weight problems as a top result.

Upcoming Grand Rounds

July 20 @ 8:00-9:00 am

Changing the Health Care Cost Discussion from “How Much” to “How Well.”

July 27 @ 8:00-9:00 am

With Errol Ozdalga

Department Events

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Department of Medicine Faculty Meeting

Monthly Meetings

July 12 @ 8:00-9:00 am

Cancer Pharmacology I: Chemotherapy

Cancer Education Seminar

July 14 @ 4:00-5:00 pm

Outpatient HIV Cases

ID Grand Rounds

May 6 @ 7:00-8:00 am

Outpatient HIV Cases

PCCM Core Lecture

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“At the end of life, what would doctors do?” - This article discusses physicians and their end-of-life decisions. A Stanford study is referenced, and Lucy Kalinithi is mentioned.

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