Latest Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stories

2011-03-30 12:35:00

March of Dimes and Stanford University School of Medicine Launch Research Center to Understand and Prevent Prematurity STANFORD, Calif., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes and Stanford University School of Medicine today launched the nation's first transdisciplinary research center dedicated to identifying the causes of premature birth.

2010-10-12 11:30:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International, an independent nonprofit research and development institute, is seeking healthy fraternal and identical twin pairs for the second year of a flu vaccine study sponsored by the National Institutes of Health.

2010-07-22 11:00:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International and the Stanford University School of Medicine announced today their MISTRAL Collaborative (the Multidisciplinary Initiative for Surgical Technology Research Advanced Laboratory), in conjunction with the Institute for Pediatric Innovation, was recently awarded a $1M grant by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to support its work to commercialize innovative medical devices for pediatric care.

2010-06-29 11:00:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International and the Stanford University School of Medicine announced today that they have established the MISTRAL (Multidisciplinary Initiative for Surgical Technology Research Advanced Laboratory) Collaborative, a program to accelerate the innovation of medical devices and bring them to market faster.

2010-06-02 21:15:32

Chronically ill children with private insurance are much less likely than those with public insurance, such as Medi-Cal, to be admitted to a California hospital offering specialized pediatric care.

2010-05-03 09:05:00

Using a computerized physician order entry (CPOE) system to communicate a doctor's instructions can significantly reduce hospital-wide mortality rates.

2009-11-18 15:51:10

At birth, children with Down syndrome aren't developmentally delayed.

2009-10-06 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

2009-05-26 10:00:00

Pediatric dermatologist-researcher Alfred Lane, MD, offers sunscreen safety tips 'Sunburns are a sign of ultraviolet radiation damage,' warns Lane STANFORD, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Alfred Lane, MD, knows that kids love summer and kids love sun. However, Dr.

2009-05-18 11:00:00

Dynamic Duo helps thousands of Bay Area newborns go home safely Prior to hospital fitting, '90% of car seats are not installed properly' STANFORD, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- When Community Services Manager Nancy Sanchez heard that Benjamin Arias and Salvador Vargas had recently installed their record-setting 10,000th car seat, she had a very simple response: "That's why they're called the dynamic duo." (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090518/SF17850) Sort of like Batman...

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