2nd Annual Stanford Maternal and Child Health Research Institute Symposium

Friday, November 15, 2019 | Li Ka Shing Center, Berg Hall


Keynote Speaker

Diana Bianchi, MD
Keynote Address: The Earlier the Better: Using Precision Medicine to Develop Fetal Treatments 

Diana W. Bianchi, M.D., is the director of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and head of the Prenatal Genomics and Therapy Section for the Medical Genetics Branch at NHGRI. She oversees the research on pediatric health and development, maternal health, reproductive health, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and rehabilitation medicine, among other areas. Read more>>

Opening Introductions

Mary Leonard, MD, MSCE
Director, Stanford Maternal & Child Health Research Institute; Chair of Pediatrics, Stanford School of Medicine; Physician-In-Chief, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

Anthony Oro, MD, PhD
Co-Director, Stanford Maternal & Child Health Research Institute; Professor, Dermatology

Cynthia J. Brandt, PhD
President and CEO, Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health

Paul King
President and CEO, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

Session Speakers

Session 1: Maternal and Perinatal Medicine

Leslee Subak, MD
Katharine Dexter McCormick and Stanley McCormick Memorial Professor, Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stanford School of Medicine

Kari Nadeau, MD, PhD
Director, Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy Research; Professor, Medicine and Pediatrics (Allergy & Clinical Immunology) 

Virginia Winn, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology (Reproductive Biology)

Session 2: MCHRI Partners Program

Mark R. Cullen, MD 
Professor of Medicine, of Biomedical Data Science, and of Health Research & Policy, Stanford School of Medicine 

Gary Darmstadt, MD 
Associate Dean for Maternal and Child Health; Professor, Pediatrics (Neonatal and Developmental Medicine)

Erin Gibson, PhD 
Research Scientist, Neurology and Neurological Sciences

David Miklos, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Medicine (Blood & Marrow Transplantation)

Avnesh Thakor, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Radiology (Pediatric Radiology)

Session 3: Early Career Investigators and Trainees

Natalia Gomez-Ospina, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics (Medical Genetics and Stem Cell Transplantation)

Ann Collier, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Dermatology

Peter Washington, MS
PhD Student, Bioengineering

Melissa Mavers, MD, PhD
Instructor, Pediatrics (Stem Cell Transplantation)

Monica Mendes Kangussu-Marcolino, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Elizabeth Burgener, MD
Instructor, Pediatrics (Pulmonary Medicine)

Erin Vogel, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Medicine (Stanford Prevention Research Center)

Session 4: MCHRI Faculty Scholar, Pilot Grant, and Transdisciplinary Initiative Programs

Hugh O’Brodovich, MD FRCP(C)
Arline and Pete Harman Professor of Pediatrics (Emeritus), Stanford School of Medicine, Emeritus

Jeremy Dahl, PhD
Associate Professor, Radiology (Pediatric Radiology)

Manpreet Singh, MD, MS
Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)