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Gavin beats his brain tumor, Joe Bully

Fox News Health published a story about 10-year-old Gavin Pierson’s journey overcoming a brain tumor with the help of Dr. Joseph Petronio, director of pediatric neurosurgery and co-director of the neuroscience program at Children’s Minnesota, and his team.

Camp Oz

Children’s Minnesota staff make difference at teen epilepsy camp

Camp Oz is a camp designed for youth and teens with epilepsy and operated by the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota.

Concussion

Concussion disrupts girl’s life, but not her attitude

A skateboarding injury hindered Stephanie’s daily life for months but inspired her to educate others.

Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation gives Children’s Minnesota $1M

Investment will provide the most sophisticated equipment and technology available to treat pediatric neurological conditions

Duck Drive Fore Kids

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., Coon Rapids

The first annual Aflac Charity Golf Event, Duck Drive Fore Kids, will be held on August 18th at Bunker Hill Golf Club in Coon Rapids. A portion of the proceeds from this event will benefit Children's Hospitals Neuroscience Program, specifically the NeuroBlate Laser.

Rachel’s life with Aicardi syndrome

Aicardi syndrome causes developmental delay, intellectual disability and frequent epileptic seizures.

Grady

Despite grim prognosis, Grady’s resilience shines as he continues to beat the odds

Grady was born prematurely and has undergone multiple shunt procedures for hydrocephalus, but he doesn’t let anything slow him down.

Famous Dave’s Wilbur Cares Party

January 28, 2017 4 p.m. – January 23, 2016 8 p.m., Minneapolis

Join us on January 28 for the 2017 Wilbur Cares Party, hosted by the Famous Dave’s Jazz Club in Calhoun Square! This event will feature live music, a silent auction, balloon pop and their famous BBQ! All proceeds from the party will contribute to Famous Dave’s pledge of $50,000 to fund a private patient room in the Karen and George Benz Family Pediatric Neuroscience Center inside Children’s – St. Paul. The Neuroscience Center brings Children’s expertise together under one roof so that kids with brain injuries and other neurological illnesses can benefit from the seamless and integrated care needed to treat these complex disorders. The private patient rooms allow families to stay close during their child’s stay, and bring the comforts of home to the hospital setting.

Road to concussion recovery longer for one twin

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

Child free of seizures after laser procedure

Jack Healy has been seizure-free since undergoing Visualase, an MRI-guided, minimally invasive laser procedure.