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...
Cristina JimenezThursday, March 16, 2017

St. Baldrick’s + Silicon Valley: an unstoppable force in the fight against pediatric cancer

Worldwide, a child is diagnosed with cancer every two minutes. That means that every two minutes, another young life is changed forever. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a volunteer-powered and donor...
Jasan ZimmermanWednesday, March 15, 2017

Fibrolamellar Cancer Foundation Visits Dr. Sage

Just before he turned 27, Tucker Davis was diagnosed with fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma (FL-HCC). FL-HCC is a rare liver cancer that usually occurs in adolescents and young adults who have...