Mark ShwartzSunday, May 1, 2011

Return on Investment: Tench, Palo Alto

Targeted therapy has become a holy grail in pediatric medicine. The goal is to design new drugs that target specific molecules and genes that cause childhood disease. Targeted drugs have proven more...
Mark ShwartzSunday, May 1, 2011

A Great Place for Kids: Caitlin, San Jose

Visitors to Packard Children's Hospital may not know Caitlin Burns by name, but they’re likely to recognize her face. “Caitlin’s poster is plastered everywhere at the Hospital,” says Packard...
Jennifer YuanSunday, May 1, 2011

Giving Thanks: 20 Years of Philanthropy Transforms Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital

"A children’s hospital is as good as its community wants it to be,” says Christopher Dawes, president and CEO of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. “In our case, the community has spoken loud and...
Mark ShwartzSunday, May 1, 2011

Sweet Success: Lydia, Palo Alto

Lydia Lee of Palo Alto was 6 years old when she experienced the first warning signs of cancer. “I remember how it started,” she says. “It was November of 1990. I was at school, and I felt a pain in...
Mark ShwartzSunday, May 1, 2011

Care for All: Brandon, Morgan Hill

At age 10, Brandon Pride of Morgan Hill has been elected school president, competed in the Junior Olympics, and earned a brown belt in Taekwondo. Brandon’s achievements are extraordinary considering...