Mark ShwartzTuesday, November 18, 2014

After the NICU: Studying Connections Between Prematurity and Development

Fifty years ago, a premature baby weighing less than 3.3 pounds had only a 30 percent chance of survival. Today, thanks to major advances in neonatal medicine, the survival rate has climbed to nearly...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Children's Circle of Care: Dianna and Timothy Murphy

Dianna and Timothy Murphy of San Ramon believe in paying it forward. Thankful that their 18-year-old son, Kevin, is alive today because of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, they now...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Corporate Philanthropy: Stanford Federal Credit Union

Stanford Federal Credit Union has established itself as one of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford’s most generous and consistent corporate supporters. Over the past decade, the organization...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Foundation Grants: Bear Necessities Helps Advance Diagnosis and Treatment of Childhood Cancer

Four researchers from Stanford University School of Medicine were awarded a total of $160,000 this summer from the Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation for their efforts to advance diagnosis...
Diana WalshTuesday, November 18, 2014

Right from the Start

Everything about Elizabeth Rodriguez-Garcia’s pregnancy had been perfectly normal. She’d had morning sickness on occasion and felt a little tired some days, but at 25 weeks, the only real news she...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Giving Today and Tomorrow: Auxiliaries Endowment Continues the Legacy of Commitment from Members

Our Auxiliaries and Affiliates are made up of more than 1,000 members between San Francisco and San Jose who host events and run businesses benefiting Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford. In...
Ruth SchechterTuesday, November 18, 2014

Solving the Mystery of Prematurity

Working quietly in his lab, a statistics researcher analyzes the levels of pollutants in California’s Central Valley. Across campus, an immunologist looks at the reams of bacteria that reside in the...
Brittany Lothe, mother to a NICU graduate, and co-founder of Will’s Way Foundation Tuesday, November 18, 2014

A Mom’s Viewpoint: Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way

On the day of Will’s birth, 1s were running wild. He was born in the 1 o’clock hour, on the 1st month of the year, on the 11th day of the month. He weighed a mere 1 pound, 11 ounces. Will was born...
Megan AlpersMonday, September 1, 2014

Child Life Specialists Help Patients Cope and Thrive

On a recent Tuesday, 9-year-old Sarah Grace sat on a hospital bed in a bright pink Minnie Mouse gown, waiting for a CT scan. This wasn’t Sarah Grace’s first scan, but it would be her first without...
Megan AlpersMonday, September 1, 2014

Online Extras: Tips for Your Family

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