| Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health

8th Annual Stanford Global Health Research Convening moved to April 18, 2022

The 8th Annual Stanford Global Health Research Convening will be held in-person on Monday, April 18, 2022 from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM PT at the Arrillaga Alumni Center on Stanford University campus. The Convening is a…

| Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health

Planetary Health Postdoctoral Fellowship

Executive Summary

Launched in 2020, the Stanford University Center for Innovation in Global Health and Woods Institute for the Environment and the…

| California Academy of Sciences

Protected by Prawns

Restoring native crustaceans along West Africa’s Senegal River may be a critical step in controlling one of the world’s deadliest tropical diseases. Our research is featured in this new video by California Academy of Sciences.

| Stanford News

Reducing tapeworm infection could improve academic performance, reduce poverty, Stanford research suggests

A Stanford-led study in China has revealed for the first time high levels of a potentially fatal tapeworm infection, Taenia solium, among school-age children. This study, led by Stanford's John Openshaw, was recently published in

| The Lancet

New Journal Just Launched: Lancet Planetary Health

Wondering what 'Planetary Health' is all about? Read for yourself at the new scientific journal 'Lancet: Planetary Health' an online-only, open-access journal dedicated to the topic.  The journal was launched April 2017.

| Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Winning with Water: Funding Awarded to Revitalize Urban Slums

Stanford’s Stephen Luby to direct health evaluation of prestigious research collaboration led by Monash University to revitalize slums through water management strategies.

| MacArthur Foundation

Stanford's Manu Prakash - McArthur Genius Fellow

Stanford’s Manu Prakash is a physical biologist applying his expertise in soft-matter physics to illuminate often easy to observe but hard to explain phenomena in biological and physical contexts and to invent solutions to difficult problems in…


A Creative Approach to Controlling a Deadly Snail

An ecological solution - restoring a native predator in Africa's rivers to improve human health - gains national and international attention.  Hear an interview with Susanne Sokolow, one of the Program for Disease Ecology, Health and the…