Stanford Medicine researchers lead clinical trial of interferon-lambda for COVID-19

Scientists at Stanford Medicine are investigating whether a molecule called interferon-lambda can help people with mild cases of COVID-19 feel better and reduce their transmission of the disease-causing virus. A clinical trial is underway at Stanford Medicine to determine whether a drug can keep people who’ve just tested positive for the coronavirus out of the hospital, help Leia mais sobreStanford Medicine researchers lead clinical trial of interferon-lambda for COVID-19[…]

3 Questions: Harnessing wave power to rebuild islands

In the Maldives, an MIT team is conducting experiments to combat sea-level rise by redirecting natural sand movement. Many island nations, including the Maldives in the Indian Ocean, are facing an existential threat as a result of a rising sea level induced by global climate change. A group of MIT researchers led by Skylar Tibbits, Leia mais sobre3 Questions: Harnessing wave power to rebuild islands[…]

Setting fires to avoid fires: Stanford study outlines approaches to enable more prescribed burns

Despite having proven effective at reducing wildfire risks, prescribed burns have been stymied by perceived and real risks, regulations and resource shortages. A new analysis highlights ways of overcoming those barriers, offering solutions for wildfire-ravaged landscapes.   BY ROB JORDAN Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment Australians desperate for solutions to raging wildfires might find Leia mais sobreSetting fires to avoid fires: Stanford study outlines approaches to enable more prescribed burns[…]

Learn. Engage. Accelerate. Disrupt.

Transform knowledge into impact and drive innovation in your organization with Stanford LEAD, our flagship online business program.   LEAD leverages the very best of Stanford Graduate School of Business to provide you with the tools and techniques to become a more impactful leader by unlocking higher purpose in yourself, your teams, and your organization. Leia mais sobreLearn. Engage. Accelerate. Disrupt.[…]

DIGITAL DISRUPTION: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION STRATEGIES

Learn to build game-changing disruption strategies to help your organisation thrive.   Why Enrol For The Digital Disruption Programme? Disruption is a force that is changing the corporate landscape like no other. Today’s organisations are not just being driven to transform to meet the demands of digital. With the recent wave of disruption that has Leia mais sobreDIGITAL DISRUPTION: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION STRATEGIES[…]

Driving Innovation and New Ventures in Established Organizations

Develop best practices and insights lead innovation in your organization; then put theory into practice with real-world projects.   Experience two one-week modules on campus combine classroom lectures with hands-on team projects, visits from guest speakers, coaching sessions, and pitch presentations. The curriculum encompasses design fundamentals, strategy, and practical tools to use on real-world business Leia mais sobreDriving Innovation and New Ventures in Established Organizations[…]

20 great tech gifts for kids that are just as educational as they are fun

Toys are, first and foremost, all about fun. They should amuse and engage kids and serve as a pleasant pastime that can be enjoyed again and again. But if learning and skill development come along with that fun, so much the better. And with great tech toys, an increase in STEM-related knowledge and aptitude is Leia mais sobre20 great tech gifts for kids that are just as educational as they are fun[…]

What Does “Value” Mean to You?

Stanford GSB faculty recommend books, articles, and movies related to the concept.   The Autumn 2018 issue of Stanford Business magazine was built around the theme of “value,” which allowed us to curate articles examining one of the more provocative aspects of the current business and political climate: the idea that leaders of all sorts should focus more Leia mais sobreWhat Does “Value” Mean to You?[…]

“Our focus is genetics, but we think it could have really wonderful returns for our world, just to know each other better.”

From ancestry tests to the personal genetic information collected by law enforcement to solve cold cases, the use of DNA-based technologies is expanding rapidly across American society. But while their use is becoming more widespread, the knowledge about how these technologies work and the options people have when confronted with choices about how their own Leia mais sobre“Our focus is genetics, but we think it could have really wonderful returns for our world, just to know each other better.”[…]

“The Workplace Is Killing People and Nobody Cares”

Jeffrey Pfeffer has an ambitious aspiration for his latest book. “I want this to be the Silent Spring of workplace health,” says Pfeffer, a professor of organizational behavior at Stanford Graduate School of Business. “We are harming both company performance and individual well-being, and this needs to be the clarion call for us to stop. There is too Leia mais sobre“The Workplace Is Killing People and Nobody Cares”[…]