MCHRI Seminar Series

The MCHRI Seminar Series highlight compelling clinical topics, innovative research, and the latest developments in maternal child health, and serves as a forum for engaging in conversations with other researchers and scientists across the community. 

Students, faculty, and postdoctoral researchers are encouraged to attend the seminars. Seats are limited, and reservation is required. Limited lunch will be provided on a first come, first served basis. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch to the event. 

Seminars are from typically from 11:45am-12:45pm or 12:00pm-1:00pm at the specified locations listed in the registration portal. 

More seminars will be added to the schedule! For questions about the seminars, please contact Roxanna Van Norman

Speakers for 2018

March 5
CAR-T Cell Therapy for Pediatric Oncology: The Peril and the Promise

12:00pm-1:00pm
Li Ka Shing Learning and Knowledge Center, Room # 102

With opening by Mary Leonard, MD, MSCE - The Arline and Pete Harman Professor and Chair in the Department of Pediatrics; Physician-in-Chief at the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital; Executive Director of the Stanford Child Health Research Institute

Crystal Mackall, MD - Endowed Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, Stanford 

Christopher Mount - MD/PHD Graduate Student, Member of the Neuroscience Graduate Program in Dr. Michelle Monje’s Laboratory, Stanford

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May 7
Linking Conception, Vascular Health and Preeclampsia

11:45am-12:45pm
Li Ka Shing Learning and Knowledge Center, Room # 102

Virginia Winn, MD, PhD - Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stanford

Frauke von Versen-Höynck, MD, PhD, MSc - Visiting Assistant Professor, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility Obstetrics & Gynecology, Stanford University School of Medicine; Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Hannover Medical School, Germany

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June 4
Nanoparticles for Pediatric Cancer Imaging and Therapy 

11:45am-12:45pm
Center for Clinical Sciences Research (CCSR), Room # 4205

Heike Daldrup-Link, MD, PhD – Professor of Radiology and, by courtesy, of Pediatrics (Hematology/Oncology), Stanford University School of Medicine

Suchismita Mohanty, PhD - Research Scientist, Department of Radiology, Stanford University School of Medicine

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August 6
Unraveling the Complex Heterogeneity of Mitochondrial Function Using High-throughput Single Cell Imaging

11:45am-12:45pm
Li Ka Shing Learning and Knowledge Center, Room # 120

Daniel Bernstein, MD – Alfred Woodley Salter and Mabel Smith Salter Endowed Professor in Pediatrics; Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Cardiology); Associate Dean for Curriculum and Scholarship, Stanford University School of Medicine

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October 1
Pediatric Healthcare Innovation and Technology Transfer

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Alway Building, M106

Charlette Stallworth, MBA - Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

James Wall, MD - Assistant Professor of Surgery (Pediatric Surgery), Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford; Assistant Director, Biodesign Innovation Fellowship; Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign

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November 5
Therapeutic Genome Editing for Genetic Diseases

12:00pm-1:00pm
The Jill and John Freidenrich Center for Translational Research (FCTR)
800 Welch Road, Room 180

Matthew Porteus, MD, PhD - Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Stem Cell Transplantation), Stanford University School of Medicine
Talk: "Beyond the blood: Engineering the Hematopoietic System to Treat Multisystemic Diseases"

Natalia Gomez-Ospina, MD, PhD - Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Medical Genetics), Stanford University School of Medicine
Talk: "Beyond the Blood: Engineering the Hematopoietic System to Treat the Multisystem Diseases"

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December 3
Diabetes Technology

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Li Ka Shing Center, Room 130

Bruce Buckingham, MD - Professor of Pediatrics (Endocrinology and Diabetes), Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital

Rayhan A. Lal, MD - Postdoctoral Medical Fellow (Endocrinology and Metabolism); Fellow in Pediatrics (Endocrinology and Diabetes)

H. Tom Soh, MS, PhD - Professor of Radiology, of Electrical Engineering, and, by courtesy, of Chemical Engineering

Speakers for 2019

January 2019
Seminar on Neurological Sciences

Registration link coming soon.

Fan Yang, PhD - Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, and of Bioengineering, Stanford

Gerald Grant, MD, FACS - Associate Professor, Departments of Neurosurgery and, by courtesy, of Neurology & Neurological Sciences