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 diverse backgrounds and experiences only make us a better team, with far greater potential. 
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Casey A. Gifford, PhD

Principal Investigator

Assistant Professor
Depts. of Pediatrics and, by courtesy, of Genetics
Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine 

Stanford University School of Medicine

BASE Initiative, Betty Irene Moore Children's Heart Center 

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

caseygifford *at* stanford.edu 

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Megha Agarwal, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Ronan Kent S Esperanza

Undergraduate Researcher

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Stephanie Conley

Research Scientist

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Ximena Sanchez Martinez

Undergraduate Researcher

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Oriane Matthys, PhD

Research Program Manager

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Cyndhavi Narayanan

Life Science Research Professional II

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Emily Oleisky

Life Science Research Professional I

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Jackson Powell

Life Science Research Professional I

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Julie Sanchez

Graduate student

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Nirmal Vadgama, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Tater Tot Gifford-Salas

Resident Cuddler