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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Clifton Leaf – Deputy Editor, Fortune Magazine | Dean’s Lecture Series 2017 January 11, 2017 Clifton Leaf is deputy editor at Fortune, where he directs the editorial content of the magazine and oversees the staff. He is also the founding co-chair of the Fortune Brainstorm Health conference and editor of Brainstorm Health Daily, a newsletter focused on the intersection between big data and biology. Previously, he served as a guest editor for the New York Times op-ed page and Sunday Review, and was executive editor at both the Wall Street Journal’s SmartMoney magazine and Fortune. He is the author of the critically acclaimed book, The Truth in Small Doses: Why We’re Losing the War on Cancer—and How to Win It, which was recently named by Newsweek as one of “The Best Books About Cancer” and earned Cliff a Lifetime Achievement Award for cancer reporting from the European School of Oncology.
Robert Califf, MD, MACC – Commissioner of Food and Drugs, FDA | Dean’s Lecture Series 2016 December 14, 2016 As the top official of the FDA, Dr. Califf is committed to strengthening programs and policies that enable the agency to carry out its mission to protect and promote public health. Previously, Dr. Califf served as the FDA’s Deputy Commissioner for Medical Products and Tobacco from February 2015 until his appointment as commissioner in February 2016. In that capacity, he provided executive leadership to the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, the Center for Devices and Radiological Health, and the Center for Tobacco Products. He also oversaw the Office of Special Medical Programs and provided direction for cross-cutting clinical, scientific, and regulatory initiatives, including Precision Medicine, combination products, orphan drugs, pediatric therapeutics, and the advisory committee system.
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David Spiegel, MD profile A short profile of noted psychiatrist and researcher, David Spiegel, director of the Stanford Center on Stress and Health and medical director of the Stanford Center for Integrative Medicine. Dr. Spiegel discusses the relationship between stress and health and the role of the mind in healing the body. For more information: