Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Can Cycling and Exercise Create a Better Future for Children with ADHD?

Stanford research, with support from the Specialized Foundation, aims to better understand effects of exercise on brain function and cognition in children with ADHD Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016

You Accelerated New Discoveries.

The last 25 years have transformed the ways in which we prevent, diagnose, and cure childhood diseases. Your support has helped translate promising scientific discoveries into groundbreaking...
Megan AlpersMonday, March 7, 2016

A grandmother’s love advances pediatric epilepsy research and training

Describing Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford as “her heart,” longtime donor Judi Rees has continued her tradition of generosity and commitment to children’s health by creating an endowed...
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Foundation Grants: Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a national fundraising movement launched by the creativity of one young cancer patient, has provided generous support to expand our capacity for pediatric...
Monday, October 5, 2015

$510,000 awarded to Stanford researchers to help fight childhood cancer

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation , a volunteer-powered and donor-centered charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research , is proud to award a total of $510,000 in grants to...
Jan CookThursday, August 27, 2015

“There’s my doctor from TV!”

Pediatric urologist William Kennedy, MD, is a leader in expanding access to high-quality care through telehealth. He shared the following with writer Jan Cook: Early in my tenure at Lucile Packard...
Krista CongerMonday, July 6, 2015

The worst disease you’ve never heard of: Stanford researchers and patients battle EB

I’m often humbled by my job. Well, not the job, exactly, but the physicians, researchers, and especially patients who take the time to speak with me about their goals and passions, their triumphs and...
Erin DigitaleWednesday, June 24, 2015

$9 million grant to establish open-access autism database at Stanford

The project, funded by the Hartwell Foundation, will assemble many types of biological data from children with autism and make the information freely available to researchers worldwide. Dennis Wall,...
Jennifer YuanFriday, May 15, 2015

It Takes a Village: Rallying Support to Cure Food Allergies

Nine years ago, David and Kori Shaw moved to Palo Alto with their 3-year-old daughter, Keegan, and 1-year-old son, Carter. Along with the usual adjustments of relocating—new job for dad, new...
Melanie ThernstromFriday, May 15, 2015

I Can Eat It: Taking a Bite Out of Food Allergies

Food allergies are a peculiar disease. Unlike other life-threatening conditions, the people they affect are completely healthy unless they are exposed to the allergen. They and their families live a...