Disease

Scholarly Publications

Health, Illness, and Disease - Adjusting the Coordinates

February 2013

Overexpression of alpha2A-adrenergic receptors contributes to type 2 diabetes

December 2010

Abstract: Several common genetic variations have been associated with type 2 diabetes, but the exact disease mechanisms are still poorly elucidated.

News

For Renaissance Italians, combating black plague was as much about politics as it was science, according to Stanford scholar

May 2020

The inability of 14th-century medicine to stop the plague from destroying societies throughout Europe and Asia helped advance scientific discovery and transformed politics and health policy, says...

Five foreign policy questions for Obama and Romney

October 2012

With the third and final debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney set to focus on foreign policy, researchers from the Freeman Spogli Institute ask the questions they want answered and...

Old Events

The Narcissism of Minor Differences: How America and Europe are Alike

December 1, 2009

It is commonly believed that America and Europe are very different societies, and growing apart.

10th United Nations Association Film Festival

October 25, 2007

UNAFF, which is now completing its first decade, was originally conceived to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Coercion and Consent in Nazi Germany

April 11, 2006

Co-Sponsored with the Department of History and the Taube Center for Jewish StudiesRichard Evans is a Professor of Modern History at the University of Cambridge, with a particular research interest...