8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Inaugural CHRI Symposium

Li Ka Shing Center for Learning & Knowledge - Berg Hall

The Stanford Child Health Research Institute invites you to its inaugural research symposium! This event will bring together faculty, trainees, students, and postdocs to explore the latest developments and innovations in maternal and child health research. Attendees will learn about the research funded by the Institute across campus, the programs and resources available to advance research in this area, and the researchers and scientists who are making an impact in the maternal and child health community. 

This event will feature keynote speaker, Sean Morrison, Ph.D., the director of the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at the University of Texas Southwestern, the Mary McDermott Cook Chair in Pediatric Genetics, the Kathryne and Gene Bishop Distinguished Chair in Pediatric Research, and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator. He will deliver his keynote address on “Stem Cell Niches in the Bone Marrow.” 

The symposium will include poster presentations where attendees can interact directly with those who are advancing maternal and child health research.

Register now!

Questions? Please contact the CHRI adminstraion



This event is free and open to all including faculty, staff,  postdocs, trainees, and students.


Abstract Submission and Poster Session

The deadline for abstract submission at the Symposium has passed.

If selected for presentation, presenters are expected to be available during this time and participate in the poster session. Presenters are also encouraged to attend the all-day symposium.

Notifications of selected abstracts will be sent out by October. 

If you would like to be considered for the Poster Session only, please contact Roxanna Van Norman for further information.