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At Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, we know that healing a growing brain takes know-how, effort, teamwork and oftentimes technology. But above all, it takes passion. That's why we strive to stay up-to-the-minute on the latest advances in the field. And it's also why we put kids and families at the center of everything we do.

Outcomes and Research

Choosing where to bring your child for care is a major decision. We understand you want all the information you can get. And you want it in a clear, straightforward form that helps you make the right choice for your family.

Neurology

The neurology program at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota provides expert diagnosis and treatment for kids' brain and nervous system conditions. We understand that developing brains should be handled with care. And we treat young patients with the same TLC.

Road to concussion recovery longer for one twin

Since suffering concussions 24 hours apart, one sister has experienced some setbacks.

“Children’s Pedcast”: Nicole Skaro and Dr. Anne Bendel on parents’ roles on care team

Valiant Vito's mom and oncologist discuss the importance of a strong care team that includes patient families.

5 question friday

Children’s welcomes new neurologist

In recognition of Brain Injury Awareness Month and our focus on neurology, we’d like you to meet Douglas Hyder, MD, in this edition of Five Question Friday.

After summer off, Gavin faces next challenge with a smile

Gavin Pierson, 8, of Ramsey, Minn., underwent a third Visualase laser treatment for his brain tumor Oct. 23.

Related image for article, Laser in action: See how Gavin’s tumor met its match

Laser in action: See how Gavin’s tumor met its match

Children’s is the only pediatric hospital in the Midwest using Visualase, and Gavin Pierson is the only patient in the country to use this technology to treat a mature teratoma brain tumor.

Related image for article, Gavin vs. Joe Bully: First-of-its-kind laser surgery shrinks tumor by more than 40 percent

Gavin vs. Joe Bully: First-of-its-kind laser surgery shrinks tumor by more than 40 percent

A recent MRI scan showed 8-year-old Gavin Pierson's formerly peach-sized tumor has shrunk significantly.

Related image for article, Tech Spotlight: A look at Visualase, a minimally invasive laser surgery system

Tech Spotlight: A look at Visualase, a minimally invasive laser surgery system

Visualase has been the Kryptonite to Gavin Pierson’s tumor since he became the first person with a mature teratoma brain tumor to undergo the procedure.