Stanford Radiologists Scan Egyptian Mummy for Clues to Its Origin



Stanford radiologists used their high-tech tools for historical research by working with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco to scan the remains of a mummy from their ancient history collection.

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Dean Lloyd Minor on Thomas Südhof’s Nobel Award Lloyd Minor, MD, Dean of the Stanford School of Medicine, expreses his congratulations to Stanford scientist and new Nobel laureate Thomas Südhof. For more information:med.stanford.edu/ism/2013/october/nobel-sudhof.html
Thomas Südhof’s Wife, Lu Chen, Explains his Love of Science Neuroscientist Thomas Südhof, MD, professor of molecular and cellular physiology at the Stanford University School of Medicine, won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. In this interview with his wife, Dr. Lu Chen, she explains their common love for the purity of scientific truth. For more information: med.stanford.edu/ism/2013/october/nobel-sudhof.html
Freeman A. Hrabowski – University of Maryland, Baltimore County | Dean’s Lecture Series 2015 November 11, 2015 Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski, President of UMBC (University of Maryland, Baltimore County) since 1992, is a consultant on science and math education to national agencies, universities, and school systems. He was recently named by President Obama to chair the newly created President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans. He also chaired the National Academies’ committee that produced the recent report, Expanding Underrepresented Minority Participation: America’s Science and Technology Talent at the Crossroads.
Fear Factory: Stanford neurobiologists use VR to explore responses to stress, anxiety, and fear Andrew Huberman of Stanford University School of Medicine is studying the neuroscience of how what we see influences our emotions, especially fear. Using virtual reality (VR), he exposes study participants to terrifying scenarios, including attack encounters with sharks, spiders, and a pit bull, and stepping off a very high, narrow plank. Huberman, an associate professor of neurobiology and ophthalmology at Stanford, measures participant responses with sensors attached to their skin, by monitoring their pupil diameters, and by simply asking participants to say what they’re feeling. He aims to test techniques that, if successful, could help people with phobias, generalized anxiety syndrome, or post-traumatic stress disorder recover their composure in situations that trigger fear. Read the Stanford Medicine Magazine article: http://stanmed.stanford.edu.
Brian Koblika, 2012 Nobel Winner Press Conference Brian Koblika, 2012 Nobel laureate and Stanford School of Medicine researcher, attends Stanford Press Conference hours after the announcement. More here: http://med.stanford.edu/ism/2012/october/nobel-kobilka.html