| California Academy of Sciences

Protected by Prawns

Restoring native crustaceans along West Africa’s Senegal River may be a critical step in controlling one of the world’s deadliest tropical diseases. Our research is featured in this new video by California Academy of Sciences.

| Stanford News

Reducing tapeworm infection could improve academic performance, reduce poverty, Stanford research suggests

A Stanford-led study in China has revealed for the first time high levels of a potentially fatal tapeworm infection, Taenia solium, among school-age children. This study, led by Stanford's John Openshaw, was recently published in

| Stanford News

Reducing tapeworm infection could improve academic performance, reduce poverty, Stanford research suggests

A Stanford-led study in China has revealed for the first time high levels of a potentially fatal tapeworm infection, Taenia solium, among school-age children. This study, led by Stanford's John Openshaw, was recently published in

| Stanford News

Reducing tapeworm infection could improve academic performance, reduce poverty, Stanford research suggests

A Stanford-led study in China has revealed for the first time high levels of a potentially fatal tapeworm infection among school-age children. The researchers suggest solutions that could reduce infections in this sensitive age range and possibly…

| The Lancet

New Journal Just Launched: Lancet Planetary Health

Wondering what 'Planetary Health' is all about? Read for yourself at the new scientific journal 'Lancet: Planetary Health' an online-only, open-access journal dedicated to the topic.  The journal was launched April 2017.

| Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Winning with Water: Funding Awarded to Revitalize Urban Slums

Stanford’s Stephen Luby to direct health evaluation of prestigious research collaboration led by Monash University to revitalize slums through water management strategies.

| MacArthur Foundation

Stanford's Manu Prakash - McArthur Genius Fellow

Stanford’s Manu Prakash is a physical biologist applying his expertise in soft-matter physics to illuminate often easy to observe but hard to explain phenomena in biological and physical contexts and to invent solutions to difficult problems in…

| NPR

A Creative Approach to Controlling a Deadly Snail

An ecological solution - restoring a native predator in Africa's rivers to improve human health - gains national and international attention.  Hear an interview with Susanne Sokolow, one of the Program for Disease Ecology, Health and the…