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Bio-X is Stanford's pioneering interdisciplinary biosciences institute, bringing together biomedical and life science researchers, clinicians, engineers, physicists, and computational scientists to unlock the secrets of the human body.

Image of Dr. Sam Gambhir reading "In Memory: Dr. Sanjiv Sam Gambhir. Nov 23, 1962 - July 18, 2020".
Dr. Sam Gambhir, the Virginia and D.K. Ludwig Professor for Clinical Investigation in Cancer Research, the Chair of Stanford Radiology, Director of the Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford (MIPS) as well as the Canary Center at Stanford for Cancer Early Detection, and a long time member of and friend to Stanford Bio-X, will be remembered for his remarkable generosity and contributions to the Stanford community, and for his tireless work resulting in innumerable scientific advancements.


Participating in interdisciplinary research prepares students for careers that make an impact in the scientific community.

Our pioneering approach to science generates novel technologies for exploring how the body works.

Research breakthroughs and technological advances by our collaborative teams advance scientific knowledge.

Our programs bridge disciplines
and catalyze discoveries that will ultimately improve human health.