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.

Questions? Please contact the CHRI adminstraion



Registeration link for the CHRI Symposium coming soon!

This event is free and open to students, faculty, post-docs, and staff.  


Abstract Submission and Poster Session

We invite you to present at the inaugural 2018 CHRI Symposium!

We are now accepting abstracts focused in maternal or child health research which will be reviewed and selected to present during our poster session.  All CHRI-funded faculty and trainees (past and current) are highly encouraged to submit an abstract describing their projects and associated research.

There will be various session opportunities to present your poster at the symposium. If selected, 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.

Abstracts are due by Friday, September 14. Abstract submissions must be no more than 300 words. Notifications of selected abstracts will be sent out by October.