News & Events
Parker Lab featured in SPECTRUM for findings from a 2023 paper, titled: "Father’s genes may drive sociability in male monkeys"
August 18th, 2023
Dr. Parker discusses "Mind-Blindness" in an article published by Parents.
June 8, 2023
Parker Lab featured in SPECTRUM for findings from a 2020 paper, titled: "Neonatal CSF vasopressin concentration predicts later medical record diagnoses of autism spectrum disorder"
May 11th, 2020
The Simons Foundation recently profiled Dr. Parker and the lab’s research on autism
March 27th, 2020
Parker Lab featured in SPECTRUM'S notable papers in autism research list for the third year in a row
December 23rd, 2019
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
Kendall graduated from Stanford’s MLAS program and is headed back to the University of Michigan for her PhD!
Lauren Clarke and Alexandria Tartt were awarded MedScholars Fellowships through the Stanford University Medical Scholars Research Program.
Stanford NIH T35 fellowship recipient Adam Myers graduates from Western University of Health Sciences with a Doctoral degree in Veterinary Medicine
Congratulations to Dr. Ozge Oztan for her promotion to Senior Research Scientist at the Stanford University School of Medicine!
December 1st, 2020
Dr. Daniel Bowling receives Career Development (K01) Award to advance autism research through developing a gold-standard assessment for affective dimensions of social communication in the auditory-vocal channel
April 2nd, 2020
Psalm Pineo-Cavanaugh awarded Stanford Bio-X Undergraduate Research Fellowship for Summer of 2020
December 20th, 2019
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
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
Lauryn Cartagine joins the Parker Lab as Laboratory Manager
April 9th, 2018
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
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
Dr. Parker awarded George A. Miller Award for the most outstanding article in general psychology
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