3rd Annual Stanford Maternal and Child Health Research Institute Symposium

Friday, November 6, 2020 | Li Ka Shing Center, Berg Hall

The Stanford Maternal and Child Health Research Institute invites you to its third annual research symposium!

The Stanford Maternal and Child Health Research Institute invites you to its third annual research symposium on Friday, November 6, 2020 at the Li Ka Shing Learning and Knowledge Center, Berg Hall. 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, David A. Williams, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer of Boston Children's Hospital. An internationally-recognized pediatric hematologist and oncologist, Dr. Williams's research focuses on the biology of blood stem cells, leukemia and gene therapy. 

The symposium will include poster sessions and networking opportunities throughout the day. Following closing remarks, attendees can interact with speakers in a speed-dating style gathering hosted by former Stanford participants of the Eureka Institute for Translational Medicine. 

Registration coming soon.

Announcing Keynote Speaker!

David A. Williams, MD

Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, Boston Children's Hospital

Dr. David A. Williams is a graduate of Indiana State University and Indiana University School of Medicine. After training in Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Dr. Williams completed fellowship training in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's. He completed his research training here and at the Whitehead Institute at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He then became a faculty member at Harvard Medical School and of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). 

Dr. Williams is an internationally-recognized pediatric hematologist and oncologist, and currently serves as Boston Children's Hospital's chief scientific officer. Read more.