The Stanford psychiatrist, neuroscientist and bioengineer will be honored for three distinct contributions to the medical field: optogenetics, hydrogel-tissue chemistry and research into depression. Read more here.
Growing organs from one species in the body of another may one day relieve transplant shortages. Now researchers show that islets from rat-grown mouse pancreases can reverse disease when transplanted into diabetic mice. Read More.
Stanford researchers found that activating bone stem cells helps repair fractures in diabetic mice. Applying a protein to the fracture site increased the expression of key signaling proteins and enhanced healing in the animals. Read More.