This "In the Spotlight" features Jessica Gold, a pediatric hospitalist who lobbied to remove an obstacle to career advancement for physicians who are mothers.
Stanford undergrads and graduate students are designing simple, fun lab activities that get hospitalized kids and teens excited about science.
A pair of formerly conjoined twin sisters who were separated at Packard Children's three years ago are now happy, healthy and doing well in kindergarten.
Stanford study show the levels of cholesterol and fat in an infant’s blood can predict that child’s social and emotional development.
A first of its kind surgery removed a problematic tumor from the brain of two-year-old Ari Ellman, allowing him to return to his life as a busy preschooler.
Pediatrics professor Bonnie Halpern-Felsher shares her research on teens' perceptions of e-cigarettes and their health risks.
Screening more than 9,000 pairs of drugs helped Stanford and NIH scientists identify two drugs that synergize against a deadly childhood brain tumor.
A robotic surgical assistant known as ROSA recently helped Stanford pediatric neurosurgeons prepare for a surgery to alleviate a little girl’s seizures.
Rates of antibiotic use in newborns vary 27-fold between California hospitals without a medical reason for the large differences, a new study found.
Attitudes about gender that male teens encounter during high school can shape their educational achievements and careers, a new study has found.
In his quest to cure his daughter’s ultra-rare disease, Matt Wilsey might also be changing the way drugs are made, Stanford Business magazine reports.
The latest type 1 diabetes technology improves the stability of patients' blood sugar levels throughout the day and during sleep, according to a new trial.
A California toddler is doing well after receiving a kidney donated by a stranger who responded to his family's request on Facebook.
Physician, writer and mother Diana Farid writes about balancing the importance of medically accurate language with a desire to comfort her child.
A Stanford study finds that more than half of transgender teenagers intentionally gain or lose weight to align their bodies with their gender identity.
A mathematician and his team used computational methods to improve efficiency at outpatient infusion center at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.