Tuesday, January 30, 2018

On the Move: Patient Move Day, December 9, 2017

Dawn | Today is the Day! The new expansion at Packard Children’s lights up the night sky in the early hours on Patient Move Day. An incredible milestone more than a decade in the making has finally...
Julie GreiciusTuesday, January 30, 2018

After 525 Days: New Start in a New Hospital

For 2-year-old Cameron Harris, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford is the only home he’s ever known. He has moved rooms a few times and been on different units, but on December 9, 2017—the...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Thank You Notes (Winter 2017/2018)

Every day, donors like you make gifts of all sizes to build a healthier future for children and expectant mothers. Your support makes our hospital a special place for our patients and families, and...
Kate DeTrempeTuesday, January 30, 2018

Child-Centered Healing

When Diane Flynn’s third child was born with a cleft lip in 2001, her family embarked on a series of six surgeries and appointments with dozens of specialists at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

A History of Caring

Our roots as a community-supported hospital run deep Our mission of delivering the very best care started nearly 100 years ago. Thanks to the loyal support of donors like you, we have provided life-...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Your Impact on Care

Dear Friends, At Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, we are committed to caring for children and expectant mothers, regardless of their family’s ability to pay. Your support of the Children’...
Megan AlpersWednesday, August 30, 2017

Your Support Helps Edgar’s Family Through Their Most Difficult Times

When Edgar’s family learned that their sweet 14-year-old boy had cancer, they found themselves in a swirl of uncertainty. Their life was suddenly a sea of doctors, nurses, surgeries, chemotherapy,...
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Giselle Contreras, age 5, and her mom, Gabriella Medrano-ContrerasTuesday, May 23, 2017

Even Wondergirl Needs Heroes

GABRIELLA: The day before Giselle’s 3rd birthday, we came to Packard Children’s. She had been sick for two weeks, and we wanted more extensive testing done. On the way home, I received a phone call...
Erin DigitaleTuesday, May 23, 2017

Stanford scientists describe stem-cell and gene-therapy advances in scientific symposium

Using stem cells and gene therapy to treat or cure disease may still sound like science fiction, but a recent scientific meeting here emphasized all the fronts on which it is moving closer and closer...
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Kathy ZonanaTuesday, May 23, 2017

Bad for the bone: The toll of childhood chronic disease

Mary Leonard, MD, is pointing at a spine MRI scan of a young adult who had a bone marrow transplant in childhood. “That vertebra is compressed,” said Leonard, a professor of pediatrics and of...
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