Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine

Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine

The Department of Pediatrics advances the health of infants, children and adolescents worldwide through innovative medical care, research, training and advocacy. In partnership with Stanford Children’s Health, our researchers and clinicians collaborate across the bench-to-bedside-to-backyard continuum, transforming their discoveries into the most effective diagnostics, treatments and prevention therapies available today.


Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine News

  • Dental opioids and youth addiction

    In teenagers and young adults, receiving opioids from dental providers is linked with elevated risk for continued opioid use and abuse, a Stanford study has found.


  • Home videos for autism diagnosis

    Algorithms generated through machine learning can sort through observations of children’s behavior in short home videos to determine if the children have autism, a Stanford study has shown.


  • New country, new bone marrow

    Ikkei Takeuchi suffered from unexplained bone marrow failure. But with the help of his little brother and doctors at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, he’s on the road to recovery.



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