A key goal of the Stanford Maternal and Child Health Research Institute (MCHRI) is to provide early-career development and enhance the Stanford translational medicine community.  We have partnered with the Eureka Institute for Translational Medicine to provide our maternal and child health community additional professional development through the Eureka International Certificate Program in Translational Medicine and the Eureka Annual Summer School Course in Translational Medicine.

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Eureka International Certificate Program

Participants of the certificate program receive a comprehensive overview of translational medicine and explore the challenges researchers and scientists encounter in this field, as well as problem-solving strategies, team-building approaches, and effective communication skills. The following participants attended the Eureka Institute for Translational Medicine International Certificate Program in Siracusa, Italy:

2019 Participants

Mingxia Gu, MD, PhD
Instructor, Pediatrics (Cardiology)

David Hong, MD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences (Center for Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences Research)

Christin Kuo, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics (Pulmonary Medicine)

Jiangbin Ye, PhD
Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology (Radiation & Cancer Biology)

Past Participants


Eureka Summer School Course Program

The Eureka Summer School Course provides an opportunity for our participants to learn the latest developments in translational medicine and develop skills that are essential to becoming a translational researcher. The following participants attended Eureka’s Annual Summer School Course in Translational Medicine in Utrecht, Netherlands:

2019 Participants

Jeffrey Liu, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Pediatrics (Stem Cell Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine)

Jennifer Tsai, MD
Clinical Fellow, Pediatrics (Hematology & Oncology)

Past Participants


Eureka Monsoon School Certificate Program

2019 Participants

William Goodyear, MD, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Pediatrics (Cardiology)

Zachary Sellers, MD, PhD
Instructor, Pediatrics (Gastroenterology)

Elizabeth Wall-Wieler, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Pediatrics (Neonatal & Developmental Medicine)