Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Where Hope Lives

Opening: Units for cancer, stem cell and gene therapies, and clinical trials The new fifth floor at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford is opening to patients in the winter. The focus? Cancer...
Lynn NicholsWednesday, December 4, 2019

Research and Medicine Soar

It’s fitting that the top floor of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford offers cures that seemed pie in the sky only a few years ago. The new fifth floor, which is opening in the winter, is a...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Meet Some of the World-Renowned Experts Who Call the Fifth Floor Their New Home

Let us introduce you to our team: Crystal Mackall, MD, is a leader in immuno-oncology and director of the Stanford Center for Cancer Cell Therapy. She specializes in cancer immunotherapy, endowing a...
Wednesday, November 6, 2019

The Power and Potential of Cures: New Floor Opening with High Hopes

We're thrilled to announce the new fifth floor of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford will be opening later this month. The focus? Cancer, stem cell and gene therapies, and first-in-human...
Monday, August 26, 2019

Your Impact on Research: Fall 2019

Dear Friends, As you may know, when you support the Children’s Fund , you uphold three important pillars of child and maternal health in our community and beyond: providing care for all families,...
Ruthann RichterMonday, June 3, 2019

Prenatal Testing: Making Breakthroughs

Doctors will soon be able to predict prematurity with a simple blood test. When his wife was pregnant with their first child, physicist Stephen Quake, PhD, had an unsettling experience that would...
Jennifer Yuan & Laura HedliMonday, June 3, 2019

Protecting Precious Heads

Concussion experts team up to turn science into safer helmets. “Ro-Ro, don’t forget your helmet!” calls David Camarillo, PhD, as his 4-year-old daughter, Rosie, jumps on her little turquoise bike...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The Science of Exercise: Q&A with Gavin Tempest, PhD, postdoctoral research fellow (psychiatry)

With support from The Specialized Foundation, Stanford School of Medicine researchers Allan Reiss, MD, and Gavin Tempest, PhD, study brain activity during cycling exercise. Q: Your research involves...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Your Impact on Research: Spring 2019

Dear Friends, Thanks to your support of the Children’s Fund, researchers across the Stanford campus are coming together to solve some of the most difficult challenges facing children and pregnant...
Megan Alpers-RaschefskyTuesday, November 13, 2018

Making a Very Real Difference for Patients

Nine-year-old Blaine Baxter was so nervous, he was pale and sweating. The dreaded routine was starting yet again—nurses, doctors, anesthesiologists, and fellows would gather around his hospital bed...