We are drawn to the difficult problems, the ones for which prevailing science does not yet have a framework to understand. Our strength is in developing new paradigms to tackle these problems and opening new avenues to transform human health.
Excellence in Scientific Discovery
A commitment to scientific discovery is one of Stanford Medicine’s defining strengths. In ways that cannot be anticipated, the knowledge generated by unfettered exploration yields the building blocks for tomorrow’s revolutionary clinical applications.
Researchers and clinician-scientists at Stanford Medicine work across disciplines to expand the frontiers of scientific understanding while moving the most promising breakthroughs into tangible health benefits through clinical trials.
With access to the resources of Stanford University — including the Schools of Engineering, Law, Business, Humanities & Sciences and Education — Stanford Medicine enables close interactions between physicians and scientists, faculty and trainees, and basic science and clinical care.
Researchers across Stanford Medicine are advancing the frontiers of understanding in the biological sciences and biomedicine.
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Among our faculty, eight basic science faculty have won a Nobel Prize.
Stanford Medicine is leading the biomedical revolution in precision health and developing the next generation of care that is proactive, predictive and precise.