Jennifer Yuan Wednesday, December 6, 2023

The Science of Hope: 5 Ways Philanthropy Drives Better Care and Cures

Millions of children suffer from serious health challenges such as cancer, congenital heart disease, and prematurity—and each one of them deserves the best possible treatment with the fewest side...
Beth TagawaThursday, November 9, 2023

Can AI Save Babies’ Lives?

Nima Aghaeepour, PhD, was thrilled to be welcoming his first child, a daughter named Roya, which means “dream” in his native Persian. But before her due date, Aghaeepour’s wife was diagnosed with a...
Megan Alpers-Raschefsky Friday, March 17, 2023

Researcher Spotlight: Stephanie Smith, MD, MPH

Your support of the Childrenʼs Fund helped a Stanford researcher uncover unique challenges facing childhood and young adult cancer survivors in the Salinas Valley. The Stanford Maternal and Child...
Michaela Jarvis Friday, December 16, 2022

Innovations in Pediatric Oncology

Every day at Stanford, new research is improving outcomes for children with cancer. By studying everything from cancer’s minute cellular interactions to the clinical results of groundbreaking...
Kimberly OlsonMonday, November 14, 2022

Sergiu Pasca, MD, Is Revolutionizing Research into Neuropsychiatric Disorders

There is no cure for 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome. Stanford researcher Sergiu Pasca, MD, wants to change that. Often, understanding how cells behave is key to helping patients. Examining a cancerous...
Sally Wadyka Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Unraveling the Mysteries of 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome

Unless your family is affected by 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q11.2DS), you may have never heard of it. It’s estimated that one in 2,000 to 4,000 babies is born with this genetic disorder. While...
Monday, October 10, 2022

New Allergy Clinic Opens on Stanford Campus

The new David and Julia Koch Clinic at the Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy & Asthma Research is opening this month! A transformative $10 million gift from the Kochs funded this new space for...
Megan Alpers-RaschefskyFriday, August 19, 2022

Researcher Spotlight: Anisha Patel, MD, MSPH

Your support of the Children’s Fund kick-started Dr. Patel’s early research on promoting access to nutritious food and clean drinking water. As a recipient of a Stanford Maternal & Child Health...
Leslie HowardThursday, May 26, 2022

A New Way to Assess the Quality and Impact of Children’s Screen Time

Of all the childrearing issues parents face today, managing screen time is undoubtedly one of the most challenging and confusing.  In fact, 71% of parents with a child under the age of 12 report that...
Leslie HowardWednesday, May 11, 2022

Oral Immunotherapy for Kids with Allergies Shows Lasting Results!

May is Asthma and Allergy and Awareness month, and the Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy & Asthma Research at Stanford has great news to share about its ongoing, donor-supported oral...