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Oct 15 2018 | Stanford News
After nearly eight years of studying a simple marine animal, ChEM-H faculty fellow Manu Prakash discovered a new mechanism for how it moves without muscles.
Oct 11 2018
Faculty fellow Zhenan Bao and researchers in her group have created a stretchable, conductive material that could be used to integrate electronics with squishy biological tissue.
Oct 11 2018 | Stanford Medicine
Using a new variation of gene-editing technology CRISPR, Stanford ChEM-H Institute Scholar Stanley Qi and colleagues were able to change the spatial organization of DNA in cell nuclei and show how physical relocation altered cell function.
Oct 8 2018 | Stanford News
ChEM-H faculty fellow Ovijit Chaudhuri and ChEM-H CBI graduate student Kolade Adebowale are co-authors on a recent Nature Communications paper describing breast cancer cell migration.
Learn more about all that Stanford ChEM-H and Baker Family Co-Director Carolyn Bertozzi are doing to connect basic scientists, engineers, and clinicians to advance human health.
Oct 2 2018 | Stanford Medicine
ChEM-H faculty fellow Alice Ting is among eight Stanford School of Medicine researchers awarded High-Risk, High-Reward Research grants from the NIH. Ting will use her grant to understand how different organ systems communicate with one another.
Sep 27 2018 | Stanford News
As chemist Carolyn Bertozzi takes on a new role as Baker Family Co-Director, Stanford ChEM-H, she talks about bridging gaps between chemistry research and medical practice and preparing graduate students for the future.
Sep 26 2018 | Stanford News
Seven ChEM-H faculty fellows are leading research teams that received funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, which is co-directed by ChEM-H fellow Stephen Quake.
Sep 25 2018 | Stanford Medicine
ChEM-H faculty fellows Paul Wender and Robert Waymouth are training the body's immune cells to seek out and fight cancer.
Sep 20 2018
Stanford PhD student Brad Krajina discusses a novel technique for measuring stiffness in precious biological materials. Co-authors on the study also include ChEM-H faculty fellows Sarah Heilshorn and Justin Sonnenburg.
Sep 20 2018 | Stanford Medicine
ChEM-H faculty fellow Michael Longaker is the senior author on a Cell paper describing the identification of the human skeletal stem cell.
Sep 18 2018 | Stanford Medicine
Two graduate students and their respective advisers, ChEM-H faculty fellows Christina Smolke and John Boothroyd, were awarded grants for scientific leadership and dedication to diversity and inclusion in the sciences.
A collaboration between faculty fellows Lynette Cegelski and Gerald Fuller could lead to new ways of treating urinary tract infections and other infections without the use of antibiotics.
Sep 10 2018 | Stanford Medicine
Bacteria are chemists, too. ChEM-H faculty fellows are exploring the molecules our gut bacteria produce to better understand how they affect our health.
Aug 21 2018 | SLAC
University of Puerto Rico graduate students affected by Hurricane Maria are using SLAC’s facilities to keep their studies on track. Several of the students are working with researchers at the ChEM-H Macromolecular Structure Knowledge Center to learn how to purify and grow protein crystals.
Aug 17 2018 | Stanford Medicine
ChEM-H faculty fellow Jianghong Rao and his research team have devised an imaging technique that can diagnose live tuberculosis in an hour and help monitor the efficacy of treatments.
Jul 26 2018 | Stanford Medicine
A new Stanford study identified a molecule that offers natural protection against Salmonella bacteria. Co-authors of the interdisciplinary paper include four ChEM-H faculty fellows and scientists from the ChEM-H Medicinal Chemistry Knowledge Center.
Jul 18 2018 | Stanford News
Stanford ChEM-H seed grant recipients Olivia Martinez, Stephan Busque, and Mark Davis have joined forces to predict which kidney transplant patients are at risk of CMV infections.
Jul 18 2018 | Stanford News
ChEM-H faculty fellow KC Huang discovers a critical physical role for bacterial outer membrane in maintaining cell integrity.
Jul 16 2018 | Stanford Medicine
ChEM-H faculty fellow Sam Gambhir and collaborators are developing a novel cancer-detection method, as reported in a recent Nature Biomedical Engineering paper.

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