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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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:
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:
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:
Stanford Medicine Holiday Video 2017 At Stanford Medicine, giving back is at the heart of everything we do, from the care we provide, to the discoveries we make, to the leaders we train. For this year’s Holiday Video, we are proud to honor the many faculty, staff, students, and trainees who exemplify this giving spirit through their volunteerism and service to others — both on and off campus. Learn more about how you can join them at
Margaret Hamburg, MD Stanford School of Medicine Graduation Address 2012 Margaret Hamburg, MD Speaks to the Stanford School of Medicine Graduating Class of 2012. For more information: