In Pursuit of a Perfect Face

May 21, 2016

What is the standard for a perfect face? Professor Jill Helms takes a closer look at how the human face has evolved over time and the importance of appearance in our society.

Jill Helms is a professor in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Stanford University’s School of Medicine. Professor Helms’ laboratory focuses on translating stem cell discoveries into regenerative medicine therapies for patients. Professor Helms serves on a number of scientific advisory boards and journal editorial boards, and reviews manuscripts for a number of leading journals. Her greatest pleasure comes from mentoring students and making science accessible and fun to individuals of all ages.

This Stanford+Connects micro lecture was filmed on location at Stanford University. Stanford+Connects is a program of the Stanford Alumni Association.

About Stanford+Connects

Stanford+Connects was a 16-city event tour that helped alumni re-experience Stanford (minus the midterms), multiply their networks and stretch their brain in infinite ways.