Resources

Details of our cell labeling techniques are published as videos and can be accessed via the following links

Labeling Stem Cells with Fluorescent Dyes for Non-invasive Detection with Optical Imaging. http://www.jove.com/index/Details.stp?ID=686, J Vis Exp. 2008 Apr 2;(14). pii: 686. doi: 10.3791/686. PMCID: 2582850

Labeling hESCs and hMSCs with Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for non-invasive in vivo tracking with MR imaging. http://www.jove.com/index/Details.stp?ID=685, J Vis Exp. 2008 Mar 31;(13). pii: 685. doi: 10.3791/685. PMCID: 2586865

Implantation of Ferumoxides labeled human Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Cartilage defects. http://www.jove.com/index/Details.stp?ID=1793. J Vis Exp. 2010 Apr 5(38), 2010 pii: 1793. doi: 10.3791/1793, PMCID: PMC2900275

Labeling Stem Cells with Ferumoxytol, an FDA-Approved Iron Oxide Nanoparticle. http://www.jove.com/index/Details.stp?ID=3482. J. Vis. Exp. 2011 Nov 4(57), 2011 pii: 3482. doi: 10.3791/3482, PMCID: pending

Pediatric Imaging

  • Society for Pediatric Radiology: http://www.pedrad.org/
  • Online Pediatric Radiology Curriculum: https://www.cchs.net/pediatricradiology/
  • Online website with Pediatric Radiology teaching cases and a free online exam:
    http://essentials-of-pediatric-radiology.com/case-studies/case-studies-by-subject/
    http://essentials-of-pediatric-radiology.com/case-studies/case-studies-exam/

Radiology Resources

  • Radiological Society of North America: www.rsna.org
  • Society for Molecular Imaging: http://www.molecularimaging.org/
  • Radiology Resources for Medical Students:
    http://www.bubbasoft.org/
    http://www.auntminnie.com/index.asp?sec=def
  • MRI Teaching File: http://3s.acr.org/mri/
  • Radiology information for patients: http://www.radiologyinfo.org/
  • Radiology and MR Safety:
    http://www.acr.org/safety
    http://www.pedrad.org/associations/5364/ig/
    http://www.mrisafety.com/

Cancer Information

  • Childrens Oncology Group (COG): http://www.childrensoncologygroup.org/
  • Latest NIH-NCI Info about all Cancer Types (PDQ): http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/alphalist
  • Cancerweb Online Medical Dictionary: http://cancerweb.ncl.ac.uk/omd/
    One of the most complete medical dictionaries available on the World Wide Web.
  • Cancer Information Network: http://www.cancernetwork.com
    Comprehensive Web site for cancer patients and their caregivers. News about cancer updated daily; instant access to treatment guidelines, medical databases, and general information about all kinds of cancer.
  • Cancer Information Service: http://www.cancer.gov/newscenter
    A nationwide service providing fast access to the latest cancer information for patients, family members, and health care professionals. The information service is a program of the National Cancer Institute.
  • Cancer Links: http://www.cancerlinks.org

Community of Science

  • www.cos.com - Most comprehensive funding resource, with more than 25,000 records
  • NIH Funding opportunities: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/
  • NIH RePorter: http://projectreporter.nih.gov/reporter.cfm
  • PubMed: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?db=pubmed

Resources for Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

  1. )Medical Students: http://med.stanford.edu/student_research/
    • Radiology clerkships: http://radiology.stanford.edu/education/clerkship.html
    • Research electives:
      • Scholarly concentrations program – required component of MD curriculum: http://med.stanford.edu/md/curriculum/scholarly_concentrations/
        MD Students- research elective: 1-4 “quarters” - http://medscholars.stanford.edu/
        If funded under the Med Scholars Program, students will receive $14,732 (to cover tuition) plus $2,000 (towards the cost of living), for their first quarter of full research. For subsequent full-time research quarters (second through fifth) students will receive the Research Tuition Rate of $2,874 plus $6,600 for cost of living).
      • College students summer research elective: 8-weeks + stipend: http://ssrp.stanford.edu/
        American citizens/permanent residents and international students enrolled in U.S., 4-year undergraduate institutions who would bring diversity to graduate study in the biomedical and biological sciences.
      • High school students: 8 weeks - http://simr.stanford.edu/
    • Clinical Elective:
      • A) Stanford students
        See catalogue (http://med.stanford.edu/md/clerkships/)
      • B) Visiting Medical Students:
        3 months clinical clerkships for MD students from US or Canada in their 3rd or 4th year, must have completed USMLE 1 (international students not allowed): http://med.stanford.edu/md/clerkships/
  2. ) PhD Students
    • http://med.stanford.edu/biosciences/
  3. ) Post-Docs
    • http://postdocs.stanford.edu/scholars/
  4. ) Visiting scholars (recognized experts in their field)
    • http://med.stanford.edu/academicaffairs/handbook/chapt9.html
  5. ) Resources for International students
    • http://umartariq.com/