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Q&A: Sanford Children’s Genomic Medicine Consortium

Dr. Gunter Scharer, medical director of the Children's Minnesota genomic medicine program, tells us more about genomic medicine and explains what parents need to know about the new Sanford Children's Genomic Medicine Consortium.

Children’s Minnesota collaborates with five children’s hospitals to improve pediatric health

Children’s Minnesota and five other children’s hospitals formed the Sanford Children’s Genomic Medicine Consortium, a collaboration to advance pediatric genomic medicine.

Children’s Minnesota’s third annual Shine Bright Bash raises more than $400,000 to support Cancer Kids Fund

Minneapolis, Minn. – (September 12, 2016) – More than 400 guests filled the Minneapolis Event Center on Saturday, September 10 for Children’s Minnesota’s Shine Bright Bash, raising more than $400,000 for Children’s Cancer Kids Fund.

Dr. Feltis and Midwest Fetal Care Center highlighted by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Dr. Brad Feltis and the Midwest Fetal Care Center are featured in Mpls.St.Paul Magazine for their groundbreaking work in fetal surgery.

Mother and child skin-on-skin time provides many benefits

Hannah Kull, nurse practitioner, spoke to the importance of skin-to-skin contact between a mother and child immediately after birth.

EpiPen price increase denounced by Sen. Klobuchar

Dr. Anupam Kharbanda, chief of critical care services, spoke out against the rising cost of EpiPens alongside Minnesota Sen. Klobuchar.

Dr. Cavanaugh discusses the importance of sleep schedules for children

Dr. Keith Cavanaugh, sleep medicine and pulmonology pediatrician, shared tips on transitioning children into healthy sleep schedules for school.

Study finds parents put babies to sleep in unsafe environments

Dr. Keith Cavanaugh, sleep medicine and pulmonology pediatrician, weighs in on a recent study by Penn State University researchers, finding that parents often place infants in unsafe sleep environments.

Dr. Petronio successfully uses laser technology to treat Gavin Pierson’s brain tumor

Dr. Joseph Petronio, director of pediatric neurosurgery and co-director of neuroscience, used advanced laser therapy to treat ten-year-old Gavin Pierson’s brain tumor.

Children’s Minnesota Dedicates New Eating Disorders Inpatient Unit

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, Minn. – (August 8, 2016) – Today, Children’s Minnesota celebrated the dedication of its inpatient facility for the Center for the Treatment of Eating Disorders at its St. Paul, Minn. campus. Named the Goven Family Eating Disorders and Nutritional Stabilization Unit, it is the first of its kind in the region, offering immediate, round-the-clock access for critically ill children, adolescents and young adults needing medical and nutritional stabilization from complications of an eating disorder – the most life-threatening mental illness. The dedicated medical unit, with access to 26 beds, was made possible with a $1.5 million gift from Greg and Jane Goven and their adult children Tami and Chad, to support the Center’s mission of changing the standard of care for kids and teens with eating disorders.