Topic List : Pediatrics
Viruses protect harmful microbe in CF patients
Some viruses sequester antibiotics in the lungs of CF patients, possibly helping drug-resistant bacterial infections develop in the face of large antibiotic doses, a Stanford-led study has shown.
Metabolic profiles of kids
Researchers from throughout Stanford Medicine are planning to study thousands of metabolites in babies, children and pregnant women to understand the origins of disease.
Brain response to mom’s voice differs in autism
Mom’s voice causes a strong response in the brains of typically developing children, but the response is weaker in children with autism, a Stanford study has demonstrated.
Big victory for a tiny heart
With no blood flow to his right lung, infant Carter Johnson was diagnosed with a rare condition called absent right pulmonary artery. His parents turned to Stanford Children’s Health for help.
The perspective of a nurse-scientist
A nurse-scientist at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford has discovered a passion for science, and advocates for bringing the nursing perspective into clinical research.
Developing pediatric medical devices
Few medical devices are approved specifically for babies and children. An FDA grant to fund a collaboration between Stanford and UCSF for developing pediatric devices aims to fill the gap.
Positive mindset helps with allergy treatment
Stanford researchers find that positive expectations can make children less anxious about mild but uncomfortable symptoms that arise during treatment for peanut allergies.
CAR-T cells for pediatric solid tumors
In mouse studies, a Stanford-led team has developed an engineered immune cell that eliminates several types of childhood tumors. The innovation may help patients with relapsed or metastatic disease.
New channel for fun at Packard Children’s
Broadcast programs designed for and featuring patients at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford now air from the hospital’s new studio.
Despite MS, Eric Sibley prevails
Eric Sibley was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis just as his career in pediatric gastroenterology was taking off. But in his unique circumstances, he unlocked his potential as an academic advisor and role model.