Stanford Medicine Newsletter Updates For the Local Community

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Events are free unless otherwise noted. Space may be limited, so please call to register in advance.

Rare, a documentary by Stanford filmmakers, will be shown July 13 in the Clark Center auditorium.

   

Hypertension in the 21st Century: What We Need to Know
Presented by Stanford Health Library
Speaker: Glenn Chertow, MD
Professor of Medicine, Nephrology
Date: Wednesday, June 29, 7 pm
Location: Redwood City Public Library, 1044 Middlefield Road
To register, call 650-498-7826.

Using Fiber Optics and Genes from Algae to Solve Problems in Psychiatry
Sponsored by the Office of Science Outreach and Stanford Continuing Studies
A look at optogenetics—a new technology being used to explore neural circuits in health and disease—to gain insights into complex brain functions.
Speaker: Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Bioengineering and Psychiatry
Date: Thursday, June 30, 7 pm
Location: Lawn adjacent to Stanford’s Cantor Arts Center
Part of the Stanford Outdoor Science Talks.
For more information, call 650-724-4332.

Grandparents’ Seminar
Presented by Packard Children’s Hospital
Date: Thursday, July 7, 6–8:30 pm
Location: Community Programs Classroom, 4100 Bohannon Drive, Menlo Park
Attendance fee. To register, go to calendar.lpch.org.

Rare: A Documentary Film
Rare follows an extraordinary mother in a race against time, as she unites people from around the world in a quest to cure her daughter’s rare genetic disease.
Date: Wednesday, July 13, 6 pm
Location: Clark Center auditorium, Stanford School of Medicine
For more information, go to bioethics.stanford.edu or e-mail mwolpert@stanford.edu.

Bringing Baby Home
Presented by Packard Children’s Hospital
Date: Sunday, July 24 and 31, 10 am–4 pm
Location: Community Programs Classroom, 4100 Bohannon Drive, Menlo Park
Attendance fee. To register, go to calendar.lpch.org.

Sleep Apnea and How It Relates to Stroke
Sponsored by the Stanford Stroke Support Group
Speaker: Anstella Robinson, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Date: Wednesday, July 27, 5:30–7 pm
Location: Bing Dining Room, third floor, Stanford Hospital
No registration required. For information, call 650-565-8485.

Heart to Heart: A Seminar on Growing Up for Parents and Kids
Presented by Packard Children’s Hospital
For Girls Only (ages 10–12)
Wednesday, Aug. 3 and Aug. 10, 6:30–8:30 pm
For Boys Only (ages 10–12)
Thursday, Aug. 11 and Aug. 18, 6:30–8:30 pm
Attendance fee. To register, go to calendar.lpch.org.

Preparation for Multiples
Presented by Packard Children’s Hospital
Date: Sunday, Aug. 14, noon–4:30 pm
Location: Packard Hospital Boardroom, 725 Welch Road, Palo Alto
Attendance fee. To register, go to calendar.lpch.org.

All About Pregnancy
Presented by Packard Children’s Hospital
Date: Saturday, Aug. 21, 11 am–1 pm
Location: Community Programs Classroom, 4100 Bohannon Drive, Menlo Park
To register, go to calendar.lpch.org.

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