Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. The Gifford lab is committed to creating an inclusive, safe environment where everyone, regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or gender identity feels welcome and valued. We believe in team science and the benefits that diverse backgrounds and experiences bring to a team.  
Casey A. Gifford, PhD

Principal Investigator

Assistant Professor

Depts. of Pediatrics and, by courtesy, Genetics

Basic Science and Engineering Initiative

Betty Irene Moore Children's Heart Center 

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

Stanford University School of Medicine


Emily Oleisky, B.S.


Tater Tot Gifford-Salas

Lab Mascot

Resident cuddler


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