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

  • Antibody effective against brain tumors

    Antibodies against the CD47 “don’t eat me” signal were shown in in mice to be a safe and effective way to target five kinds of pediatric brain tumors, according to Stanford researchers.


  • Hospital bids farewell to twins

    The 2½-year-old sisters, who were surgically separated at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford in December, moved March 9 from Palo Alto to UC-Davis Children’s Hospital in Sacramento.


  • Mom’s CPR saves son

    Jose Agredano Jr. got CPR from his mother after being struck in the chest by the ball during a soccer game — an impact that triggered a rare and often lethal medical condition.



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