News & Events

Media Coverage

Dr. Parker featured in Stanford Medicine Magazine for her translational autism work

September 5th, 2019


Dr. Parker discusses the role of vasopressin in the social deficits of autism on 1 in 59 podcast

May 12th, 2019


Parker Lab featured in Science for findings from a 2019 paper, titled: "A randomized placebo-controlled pilot trial shows that intranasal vasopressin improves social deficits in children with autism"

May 1st, 2019


Parker Lab featured in SPECTRUM'S notable papers in autism research list for the second year in a row

December 21st, 2018


Parker Lab featured in LA Times for findings from a 2018 paper, titled: "Arginine vasopressin in cerebrospinal fluid is a marker of sociality in nonhuman primates"

May 3rd, 2018


Dr. Parker discusses findings from a 2018 paper, titled: "Cerebrospinal fluid vasopressin and symptom severity in children with autism" with CBS news

May 3rd, 2018


Dr. Parker's research program was profiled by OZY for Autism Awareness Day 2018

April 2nd, 2018


Parker Lab featured in SPECTRUM's 2017 notable papers in autism research

December 22nd, 2017


Scope's Q&A with Dr. Parker

May 19th, 2016


Dr. Parker awarded a Simons Foundation grant

August 1st, 2015


Simons Foundation's Q&A with Dr. Parker

November 4th, 2014


Lab Updates

Parker Lab undergraduate research assistants present research posters at the HB-REX 2019 poster symposium

August 9th, 2019

Dr. Olena Zyga joins the Parker Lab as a Postdoctoral Fellow

July 8th, 2019


The Parker Lab undergraduate research assistants for HB-REX 2019 summer internship

(From left to right: Neha Sidhu, Maggie Bruck, Psalm Pineo-Cavanaugh, Kylee Beck, Callum Trainor)

June 17th, 2019

Arianna Tapia graduates from Stanford with a Bachelor's degree in Human Biology

June 15th, 2019

Arielle Ramey joins the Parker Lab as an Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator

June 3rd, 2019


Dr. Daniel Bowling joins the Parker Lab as an Instructor

December 1st, 2018


Jesus Madrid defends his dissertation

Dr. Madrid completed his degree in the Stanford Neurosciences Ph.D. Program, and is headed for postdoctoral training at Cornell University in Dr. Alex Ophir's laboratory!

November 28th, 2018

Dr. Özge Öztan interviewed by Spectrum News at the 2018 Society for Neuroscience meeting

November 3rd-7th, 2018


Dr. Parker served on the planning committee and spoke at The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Nonhuman Primates workshop, “Transgenic and Chimeric Neuroscience Research: Exploring Scientific Opportunities Afforded by New Nonhuman Primate Models”

October 4th, 2018


Dr. Elena Itskovich joins the Parker Lab as a Postdoctoral Fellow

October 1st, 2018


Dr. Parker was an invited speaker at the NIH ACD BRAIN Initiative Working Group 2.0 Workshop 2

September 21st, 2018


Dr. Ozge Oztan receives Travel Award from the Molecular Psychiatry Association

September 27th-29th, 2018


Dr. Karen Parker attends the 2018 BrainMind Summit as an Invited Speaker

September 8th-9th, 2018


Dr. Deb Karhson awarded 2nd place in the 2018 Lasker Essay Contest

June 27th, 2018


Michael Mariscal graduates from Stanford University

June 17th, 2018


Jesus Madrid awarded DARE doctoral fellowship

August 20th, 2016


Michael Mariscal presents summer research at the undergraduate HBREX poster symposium

August 10th, 2016


Dr. Parker participates in the OARC & NIMH neurodevelopmental disorders workshop

February 19th, 2016


Dr. Parker named Kavli Fellow

January 2016


Dr. Parker named Associate Member of ACNP

January 2016


Jesus Madrid passes Ph.D. qualifying examination

September 14th, 2015


Dr. Parker & collaborators awarded a Stanford Neurosciences Institute Seed Grant

August 27th, 2015

Dr. Parker served on the planning committe and as a workshop member for the NICHD Oxytocin in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities workshop

August 2015


Dr. Parker awarded George A. Miller Award for the most outstanding article in general psychology

June 2015


Lisa and Raena graduate from Stanford with bachelor's degrees Honors in Human Biology

June 14th, 2015


Dr. Özge Öztan's findings from the Society for Neuroscience's annual meeting covered by Spectrum News.

November 17th, 2014


Dr. Özge Öztan receives CHRI Postdoctoral Award

June 1st, 2014