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May 2 2018 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Parkinson’s disease affects around 10 million people worldwide, yet exactly how the disease and treatments for its symptoms work remains a bit mysterious. Now, a group of Stanford researchers lead by Mark Schnitzer have tested a seminal theory of Parkinson’s and found it wanting, a result that...
Apr 18 2018 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Judith Frydman, a professor of genetics and biology and the Donald Kennedy Chair in the School of Humanities and Sciences, is among the nine Stanford faculty members who were elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the country’s oldest and most prestigious...
Apr 15 2018 | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Waheeda Khalfan, a Lecturer in the Biology Department, has received a 2018 H&S Dean's Award for Achievements in Teaching.  This award recognizes faculty for their dedication and commitment to outstanding teaching. 
Apr 10 2018 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty
Our jaws are becoming too small. At least, that is what Stanford’s Paul Ehrlich, the Bing Professor of Population Studies, Emeritus, believes. Working with orthodontist Sandra Kahn, Ehrlich has spent years studying the connection between underdeveloped jaws, modern life and myriad health and...
Mar 16 2018 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Faculty
The Department of Biology mourns the loss of Charles "Charley" Yanofsky, who passed away on Friday, March 16, 2018, at the age of 92. Yanofsky, the Dr. Morris Herzstein professor of biology, emeritus at Stanford University, was one of the giants of molecular biology.  Yanofsky was a member of the...

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