Megan Alpers-RaschefskyTuesday, November 13, 2018

Making a Very Real Difference for Patients

Nine-year-old Blaine Baxter was so nervous, he was pale and sweating. The dreaded routine was starting yet again—nurses, doctors, anesthesiologists, and fellows would gather around his hospital bed...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The Future of Surgery Has Arrived

The Bonnie Uytengsu and Family Surgery and Interventional Center opened in August, adding six surgical suites and six interventional treatment rooms, and nearly doubling Lucile Packard Children’s...
Friday, August 10, 2018

Your Impact on Research Grants

Dear Friends, This fall marks a special milestone for Children’s Fund donors. Ten years ago, the Children’s Fund began directing support to the Stanford Child Health Research Institute (CHRI). Since...
Jennifer YuanMonday, May 21, 2018

One Step Closer to a Cure

Vibrant, kind-hearted, and articulate little Maiyanna was only 4 years old when she passed away on April 16, 2014, from diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), a rare and inoperable brain tumor. On...
Thursday, February 8, 2018

Your Impact on Research

Dear Friends, Did you know that for every dollar you give to the Children’s Fund, more than one-third (35 cents) goes toward jumpstarting research into better care and cures led by some of pediatric...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Tad and Dianne Taube Gift $14.5 Million to Launch Youth Addiction and Children’s Concussion Initiatives

Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford will lead efforts to understand, treat, and prevent these significant issues in children and teens Tad and...
Jennifer YuanTuesday, May 23, 2017

Translating Discoveries into Cures—Faster

Mary Leonard’s own children always know when she’s working in the hospital. They get unexpected text messages from her, reminding them to look both ways before they cross the street. It’s usually on...
Tom AhernTuesday, May 23, 2017

Bubble Boy 2.0

Maria Grazia Roncarolo, MD, has already cured “Bubble Boy” disease. What incurable disease will she cure next? Fixing a single gene gave a child back the immune system he’d lacked at birth, allowing...
Juile GreiciusTuesday, May 23, 2017

Unleashing Cancer Immunotherapy Against a Diabolical Disease

It was in 6th grade that Crystal Mackall, MD, associate director of the Stanford Cancer Institute and professor of pediatrics (hematology/oncology) and of medicine at the Stanford University School...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Gordon and Betty Moore make $50 million gift to Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford to advance care and research for pediatric heart disease

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford has received a gift of $50 million from Gordon and Betty Moore to deliver exceptional patient care and advance research for children with heart disease...