Research & Innovation

Stanford Advantage

Established in 1885, Stanford University is one of the world’s leading research universities and premier academic brands, particularly noted for top-ranked programs that include physical and biological sciences. Patients of all ages who receive care from our hospital and community practices benefit greatly from our school of medicine affiliation which fosters multidisciplinary research, family-centered care and groundbreaking innovation.

Stanford Medicine is the West Coast’s oldest medical school and worldwide leader in patient care, education, research and innovation. Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford is proud to be the pediatric and obstetric teaching hospital of Stanford Medicine—one of the top-ranked academic medical institutions in the country.

Throughout history, Stanford Medicine has been home to cuttingedge medical advances, including the first successful adult human heart transplant in the country and the first combined heart-lung transplant in the world.

Bench-to-Bedside Research

Close integration across Stanford Medicine's research and health-care missions enables researchers and clinician-scientists to identify how emerging scientific insights can be applied to patient care while safely evaluating new approaches to preventing, diagnosing and treating disease through clinical trials.

Learn more about the Child Health Research Institute >