Tuesday, September 5, 2023

From Patient to Researcher: Dillon’s Journey

Twenty-year-old Dillon Nishigaya of San Jose grew up surrounded by doctors and medicine. Born with a vascular anomaly on his chest and back, Dillon was often in pain. He had trouble sleeping and,...
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Shadie ParivarWednesday, August 30, 2023

Making a Bequest: A Simple Way to Give

Cynthia Klustner’s connection to Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford dates back to the 1980s when she started her career at Hewlett-Packard Company. “I am so fortunate to have met Lucile...
Athena TranThursday, July 6, 2023

Summer Scamper Was a Slam Dunk

Summer Scamper, presented by Gardner Capital, was a record-breaking success, thanks to our amazing community! More than 2,600 walkers, runners, and Scamper-ers joined us on the Stanford campus on...
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Saturday, July 1, 2023

In the News (Spring 2022)

Micro-Preemie Overcomes Huge Health Obstacles Emmett Watanabe has come so far since the odds were stacked against him. He was born with a heart defect and weighed less than 1.5 pounds. Lucile Packard...
Monday, June 26, 2023

Humans of Packard Children's (Summer 2023)

At age 2, Marlee-Jo was diagnosed with a rare form of childhood cancer called rhabdomyosarcoma. She had a tumor in her thigh, and the cancer had spread to several parts of her body, so her care team...
Lynn NicholsMonday, June 26, 2023

Preschooler Spreads Joy After Fetal Surgery for Spina Bifida

When Yair Blumenfeld, MD, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, receives a text message with a photo or video of Iliana, age 4, laughing, walking, and enjoying life, he shares it with his colleagues...