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Cartilage Is Grown in the Arthritic Joints of Mice

Researchers discovered a way to awaken dormant stem cells and transform them into cartilage. If the technique works in humans, it may help ease debilitating joint pain.

Hail to the Chief Series

Read interviews with Stanford Surgery faculty who were, are, or will be presidents of surgical societies including Dr. Carla Pugh, president-elect of the Society of Black Academic Surgeons. 

Dr. Krummel Receives AAP Ladd Medal

Dr. Tom Krummel is the recipient of the 2020 William E. Ladd Medal, the highest award given by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The Ladd Medal recognizes pediatric surgeons who have made significant contributions to our field and to the care of infants and children.

Dr. Sox-Harris Receives $1M VA Grant

Dr. Alex Sox-Harris has received a $1.1 million grant from the VA's Health Services Research & Development Service for his project entitled "Addressing the Gap in Feasible, Valid, and Important Quality Measures for the Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome."


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Dr. Hannah Valentine, NIH Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity, presents "Bias and Systemic Racism in Academic Health Care: NIH Strategies for Change." This was the third training in our Department's Cultural Competency Training Curriculum.

Dr. Raja Narayan: AI can Predict Donor Liver Steatosis and Early Post-Transplantation Graft Dysfunction

Dr. Tom Krummel: Does Silicon Valley have a Secret Sauce?

Drs. Cindy Kin and Bendan Visser: Prehabilitation