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Stanford Canary Center for Early Cancer Detection
3155 Porter Drive
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Email: utkan@stanford.edu

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The Canary Center at Stanford is a newly opened world-class facility dedicated to cancer early detection research programs. The mission of the center is to foster research leading to the development of blood tests and molecular imaging approaches to detect and localize early cancers. The center is the first in the world to integrate research on both in vivo andin vitro diagnostics to deliver these tests, by housing state-of-the-art core facilities and collaborative research programs in molecular imaging, proteomics, chemistry, and bioinformatics. For more information, please visit the Canary Center webpage.

Directions and Parking

From Hwy 280
  1. Take the Page Mill Road exit. From the North, take a left on Page Mill Road off the freeway. From the South, follow signs for Palo Alto and merge onto Page Mill Road.
  2. Turn right at the 3rd stoplight (~1.5 miles) from the freeway onto Porter Drive.
  3. Take the second left-hand driveway. There will be a sign for 3155 Porter Drive before the driveway. If you miss this turn, take the next left hand driveway. Proceed through the parking lot past the first building, 3155 is behind 3145 Porter Drive.
From Hwy 101
  1. Exit on Embarcadero Rd/Oregon Expwy. Follow signs for Oregon Expressway. Merge onto Oregon Expressway. Continue on Oregon Expressway until it changes to Page Mill Rd as you cross El Camino Real.
  2. Turn left at the 5th stoplight (~1 mile) onto Porter Dr.
  3. Take the second left-hand driveway. There will be a sign for 3155 Porter Drive before the driveway. If you miss this turn, take the next left hand driveway. Proceed through the parking lot past the first building, 3155 is behind 3145 Porter Drive.
From the Clark Building on Stanford Main Campus
  1. Go South on Campus Drive towards via Ortega.
  2. Turn Left onto Junipero Serra Blvd.
  3. Turn Left onto Page Mill Road.
  4. Turn Right onto Porter Drive.
  5. Take the second left-hand driveway. There will be a sign for 3155 Porter Drive before the driveway. If you miss this turn, take the next left hand driveway. Proceed through the parking lot past the first building, 3155 is behind 3145 Porter Drive.
Parking

Parking is available between 3145 Porter and the Canary Center (3155 Porter) and on the south side of the building. Parking is free and you may park in any unmarked open parking space. Please enter the Center through the front, by walking between the ponds and across the bridge.

Marguerite Shuttle Service

The fastest Marguerite shuttle to the Canary Center (both 3155 and 3165) is the 1050A line, which picks up behind the School of Medicine's Business Office (MSOB) and will drop you off in front of 3165 Porter. It picks up in front of both 3165 and 3145 for the trip back to campus. In addition, 3155 Porter may be reached by the RP line from Palo Alto Caltrain Station, making stops in El Camino Real and Page Mill Road.