Medical Center Development

Stanford Medicine Benefactor

Combined Focus
Combined Focus

Leading the Biomedical Revolution at Stanford

Construction is under way on the new Stanford Hospital, bringing Stanford Medicine a step closer to fulfilling its vision of transforming patient care while fueling innovation and empowering future leaders.

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Lynne Frank

An Open Door to Wellness in the New Stanford Hospital

The Family Resource Center in the new Stanford Hospital is supported by Lynne Frank to provide comfort for patients and families.

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Mary Lake Polan

Professorship Honors Leading Advocate for Women's Health

Mary Lake Polan, MD, PhD, MPH; her husband, Frank Bennack, Jr.; and a group of philanthropists from around the country have established an endowed professorship to enhance research and treatment of women's cancers.

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Shedding New Light on the Mechanisms of Depression

George Wiegers has helped to launch the Depression Optogenetics Center, a program that applies a breakthrough technology to study the mechanisms of depression and to develop strategies to refine treatment for patients.

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McIvor Brothers

Brothers Leave a Legacy for Research and Education

Stanford medical alumni William McIvor, '54, MD '57, and Robert McIvor, '52, MD '55, created a lasting legacy through their estate plans to support students.

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Arthritis Researchers

A Collaborative Paradigm for Advancing Arthritis Research

Andrew Chan, MD, PhD, of The Arthritis Foundation, Northern California Chapter, helped to establish a breakthrough partnership directed by John Imboden, MD, of UCSF and William Robinson, MD, of Stanford.

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Professorship Promotes Clinical Studies and Patient Care

John G. Sperling, PhD, established the James W. Raitt, MD, Professorship through his private foundation, the Aurora Foundation, to advance clinical research in the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic and autoimmune conditions and to promote the highest standards in teaching young clinicians.

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Long-time Supporters Enhance Learning Opportunities

Support from alumni Lai-Yet Lam, MD '82, and Peter Lew, MS '83, PhD '83, provides financial aid and professional development opportunities for students, residents, and fellows.

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