Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Our Story Began with One Mom's Vision

“My dream is that 50 years from now, the childhood diseases that cause so much anguish today will have disappeared. What we’ve done here is create an environment where the real work will be done—the...
Guest blogger: Pam Cambra-SamsWednesday, May 25, 2016

The Miracle of Life

I never thought this day would come. I got to dance with my son at his wedding. My son, Brian, entered Packard Children’s at 16 months old in 1992. He had been a perfect baby who suddenly became ill...
Guest blogger: Charles KwakyeWednesday, May 25, 2016

There's No Stopping Him

Jeremiah was born, and my wife called me at work and said, “Honey, there’s something wrong with Jeremiah.” Right then, I turned blue. Jeremiah was diagnosed with Crigler-Najjar type 2, a rare...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016

You Accelerated New Discoveries.

The last 25 years have transformed the ways in which we prevent, diagnose, and cure childhood diseases. Your support has helped translate promising scientific discoveries into groundbreaking...
Guest Blogger: Emily CanteyThursday, February 4, 2016

A grateful mom says thank you: The Bravest 10-year-old I Know

Editor’s note: Emily, our guest author, is an inspiration. For the 2015 Summer Scamper, she and her husband practiced for hours with their son, Ray, who has autism, so he’d be ready to hand out race...
By Rina Shaikh-LeskoTuesday, November 17, 2015

Thinking Outside the Box

With some of the nation’s most innovative researchers in pediatric cardiology, the Children’s Heart Center is transforming the health and well-being of children with heart disease in our community...
Stacy FinzTuesday, November 17, 2015

Works of Heart

Giving birth to her first child was a surreal experience for Tawny Aye—and not the way it is for most mothers. That evening in February 2007, there were as many as 14 doctors, nurses, and other staff...
Julie GreiciusTuesday, November 17, 2015

A Lifetime of Extraordinary Care

In August, George Lui, MD, gave the Stone family of Aptos news that none of them, including Lui himself, had expected. Brooke Stone, 27, had spent the day undergoing rigorous evaluation of her heart...
Frank Hanley, MD, Executive Director, Children's Heart CenterTuesday, November 17, 2015

Bringing the Best to Every Child

A baby is born near New York City. He has a condition called pulmonary atresia with aortopulmonary collaterals, one of the most complex of all congenital heart defects. His pulmonary arteries never...
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Children’s Circle of Care: The Staley Family

Jocelynn Staley says her relationship with Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford has evolved over time from a concerned parent to a grateful supporter. The Staley family’s first connection to...