Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment


Not just Zika: Other mosquito-borne viruses may cause birth defects, study suggests »

January 31, 2018

A new study by Dr. Desiree LaBeaud looks into how viruses similar to the Zika virus can cause birth defects.

By Andrew Joseph, Stat News

Is Zika Dangerous For Kids? It Probably Depends On The Age »

June 12, 2017

Quotes Desiree LaBeaud, an infectious disease pediatrician at Stanford University, who studies mosquito-borne viruses.

By Michaeleen Doucleff, NPR

Zika Fears Spur Rash of Calls to Clinics About Travel Safety »

February 6, 2016

Senior Woods Fellow Michele Barry and Woods Affiliate Desiree LaBeaud discuss the risks of Zika transmission to pregnant women.

By Victoria Colliver, San Francisco Chronicle

Chikungunya, A Mosquito-Borne Virus, Might Be Scarier Than We Thought »

December 2, 2015

Quites Desiree LaBeaud, a Woods-affiliated associate professor of pediatrics, on spread of virus that can cause debilitating joint pain.

By Rae Ellen Bichell, NPR