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Carolyn Bertozzi, PhD, received the 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for her development of bioorthogonal reactions, enabling new approaches to developing tests and therapies for cancer, inflammation, bacterial infection, tuberculosis, and COVID-19.
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Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD, Named a Recipient of the 2022 Horwitz Prize
The D.H. Chen Professor as well as professor of bioengineering and of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, Deisseroth has been recognized for his foundational contributions to the advancement of optogenetics, a technology that has transformed neuroscientific research.
Pap Smears, Be Gone? Using Menstrual Blood to Detect HPV
A new study led by Stanford School of Medicine's professor emeritus of obstetrics and gynecology showed that removable and mail-in test strips embedded in modified menstrual pads were as accurate in detecting HPV as cervical swabs.
Breakthrough Prize Goes to Emmanuel Mignot, MD, PhD, for Discovering the Cause of Narcolepsy
Through his discovery, the Craig Reynolds Professor of Sleep Medicine and his team of scientists pioneered new effective treatments and therapies for sleep disorders, and opened doors for more discoveries across a variety of neurodegenerative diseases.