Who We Are

We are a diverse team of healthcare professionals who engage in groundbreaking research and collaborate with families to offer first-rate care to sick newborns.

Clinical Care

We deliver inclusive, family-centered care and offer specialized services in perinatal-neonatal medicine. 


We train neonatologists and developmental biologists to be leaders in their field.


We perform transdisciplinary research that promotes change, improving outcomes for mothers and babies.

Dr. Philip Sunshine is interviewed by KQED Public Radio in San Francisco about the 50+ years he's spent caring for newborns.

Dec December 01 Mon 2014

Study suggests changes to brain scanning guidelines for preemies

Stanford led a multi-center study showing both MRI and cranial ultrasound performed closer to a preemie’s due date as opposed to her actual birthdate is more predictive of future neurodevelopmental outcomes. Read more >>

Nov November 17 Mon 2014

Solving the mystery of prematurity

Lucile Packard Children’s News features the March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center at Stanford, which is applying transdisciplinary research to explore the complex issue of preterm birth. Read more >>